Illegal Deforestation Monitor

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

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

Deforestation in the Chaco spikes in the wake of “illegal” presidential decree stripping back environmental safeguards

31.01.2018 Satellite imagery points to an increase last October after Paraguay’s president issued a potentially illegal decree allowing cattle ranchers to evade restrictions 

“Illegal” decree strips protection from forest area size of Belgium, used by Paraguayan President to authorise clearance on own ranch

30.10.2017 The President of Paraguay issued a potentially illegal decree freeing cattle ranchers to accelerate the already catastrophically high rate of deforestation in the country’s Chaco region

Choice Cuts: how European & US BBQs are fuelled by a hidden deforestation crisis in South America

05.07.2017 How European & US BBQs are fuelled by a hidden deforestation crisis in South America

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