Illegal Deforestation Monitor

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

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

Critics round on Bolivia authorities for prioritising agribusiness over deforestation crisis

31.01.2020 New legislations in Santa Cruz and Beni could see millions of hectares of forest destroyed for agribusiness as indigenous leaders say an “emergency” is unfolding

A mystery multinational linked to Colombia's dairy deforestation

25.10.2019 Illegal land clearances in Amazon national parks are being driven by the dairy industry; now, the government is targeting the rogue cattle ranchers supplying a global corporation

British troops fed by corrupt Brazilian meat firm tied to illegal Amazon deforestation

17.09.2019 Ration packs used by armed forces have contained beef and chicken from JBS since 2009 and until at least 2016, new Earthsight research finds

Bolivia legalises and expands ‘savage’ deforestation for China and Russia beef deals

16.08.2019 New decree is said to violate landmark Mother Earth law by opening up an additional 4.5 million hectares to cattle ranchers in El Beni

Global brands’ zero-deforestation pledges prove hollow as 50 million hectares of forest vanish

12.06.2019 An area twice the size of the UK has been cleared for agribusiness globally since 2010 as illegal cultivation practices of multinational firms add to forest destruction

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