Brazilian authorities bust corruption scheme behind “extensive” illegal deforestation for cattle

17.05.2019 More than a dozen law enforcement agents and cattle ranchers arrested over corruption, money laundering and illegal deforestation

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

Groups warn Bolsonaro seeks to turn indigenous people into slave labour for big ag

18.03.2019 Since coming to power, President Jair Bolsonaro has taken controversial steps to undermine environmental and indigenous protections

A quarter of Brazil’s new congress tainted by campaign donations from illegal deforesters

04.03.2019 A new Repórter Brasil investigations finds illegal land clearers and parties linked to slave labour backed congress members

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

JBS boss arrested again in Brazil in connection with another corruption scandal

06.12.2018 Federal Police arrested Joesley Batista in connection with Operation Car Wash, one of the largest corruption scandals in Latin American history

Battles over future of protected areas in Rondonia provide a taste of Brazil's upcoming struggle

06.12.2018 One of Brazil’s most deforested states locked in a political and legal battle between its executive and legislative branches over newly-created protected areas

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