Illegal Deforestation Monitor

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

Bad beef: UK retailers feed illegal deforestation fears as corned beef imports from corruption-hit Brazilian firm persist

05.05.2019 JBS has faced multiple corruption charges and was fined £6.5m in 2017 for illegal Amazon deforestation yet Sainsbury's, Lidl and Morrisons among supermarkets selling its corned beef

Europe must not be complicit in Bolsonaro’s attacks on forests

15.04.2019 New civil society briefing calls on the EU and its member states to guarantee they will not be complicit in Bolsonaro’s dismantling of environmental protections in Brazil

Not a single company on track to meet 2020 zero-deforestation deadline

27.03.2019 Forest 500 report shows no palm oil, soy, cattle or timber firm that committed to eliminate deforestation from supply chains by 2020 will meet that goal

As EU demand for soy grows, illegal deforestation gathers pace in Argentina

09.01.2019 Despite a political backlash, illegal deforestation, driven by growing soy and beef production, continues in country's northern provinces

Climate policy expert calls on EU to act on “imported deforestation”

28.09.2017 The former head of UN climate negotiations uses Brussels speech to demand the EU acts to stop imports driving global deforestation


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