Illegal Deforestation Monitor

IDM tracks illegalities relating to conversion of forests for export-oriented agribusiness, the largest driver of global deforestation Continue reading

Eight reasons proposed UK law won’t stop consumption driving global deforestation

25.09.2020 The government's legislative plans are a first of their kind, but fall well short of what is needed 

Huge emissions risks in Europe’s Brazilian beef carbon lottery

02.09.2020 New Earthsight report reveals how Europe likely outsourced millions of GHG emissions to Brazil last year

UK military beef supplier linked to illegal deforestation in Brazil

28.04.2020 Earthsight research reveals how a Brazilian beef supplier used by the Ministry of Defence buys from farmers guilty of illegal deforestation, fires and fraud

Brazilian meat giants linked to farmer charged with Amazon massacre

20.03.2020 A new report reveals links between JBS, Marfrig and farmer accused of brutal killings

JBS urged to improve ‘indirect’ supply chain monitoring

02.03.2020 Brazil’s environment commission wants to investigate the firm's traceability systems

Poultry excuses? UK chicken retailers’ soy purchases aiding destruction of South American forests

24.01.2020 Supermarkets and fast-food outlets under fire in new Greenpeace report for buying soy for chicken feed from commodity traders linked to illegal deforestation

Nestlé dumps Cargill’s Brazilian soy but persists with its palm oil, cocoa supplies

17.01.2020 Decision of food giant to stop sourcing Brazilian soy from Cargill welcomed but a failure to act on other suspect commodity supply chains raises yet more questions

Open letter calling on Bolsonaro to protect Amazon exposes double standards

05.12.2019 Several signatories found by Earthsight to sell beef from firm linked to deforestation

Sônia Guajajara: “Agribusiness today really is a plague”

29.11.2019 In an exclusive interview, prominent indigenous leader Sônia Guajajara discusses the threats facing indigenous peoples and Europe’s responsibilities towards conservation in Brazil

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