Illegal Deforestation Monitor

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

Impunity for German car giants assured after ethical supply chain law gutted

23.02.2021 German Cabinet set to approve “toothless” law that fails forests and indigenous peoples


Open letter: Paraguayan authorities must investigate illegal deforestation cases

28.01.2021 Earthsight and others urge agencies to investigate illegalities in the Chaco

An Earthsight response to Paraguay's environment ministry

12.11.2020 Statement follows MADES response to our publication of whistleblower accounts from the ministry

Inside Paraguay's environment ministry: Karen's story

11.11.2020 A former employee speaks out about the culture of corruption that pervades the ministry

Fires detected in Paraguay farms linked to BMW and JLR leather supply

21.10.2020 National emergency declared after devastating blazes sweep the Chaco  

Grand Theft Chaco: The luxury cars made with leather from the stolen lands of an uncontacted tribe

30.09.2020 A new Earthsight investigation links the illegal clearance of South American forest inhabited by one of the world’s last uncontacted tribes with some of Europe’s biggest car brands

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

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