Illegal Deforestation Monitor

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

Record forest fires are fanning the flames of Nicaragua’s deforestation crisis

18.12.2019 Weak governance and an expanding export-oriented agribusiness model fuel outbreak

Asian banks gave $19bn to palm oil firms linked to Indonesia fires

12.12.2019 NGOs call out financing awarded by region’s largest financial institutions

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

Alleged human rights abuses at Cameroon rubber plantation pile pressure on Sudcam

28.11.2019 Despite 2018 pledges to improve sustainability credentials, Sudcam project continues to leave locals short-changed

Singapore palm oil firm guilty of illegal Indonesia fires fined $18m

31.10.2019 Court ruling finds PT Arjuna Utama Sawit to have burnt almost 1,000 hectares of land illegally in Central Kalimantan

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