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Paraguayan authorities complicit in illegal razing of country’s forests by EU-linked agribusiness

20.06.2022 Government documents obtained by Earthsight and El Surtidor and never before brought to light confirm the extent of illegalities committed by ranches

REVEALED: European leather industry peddling misinformation in bid to escape deforestation-free law

15.06.2022 Leather may remain unregulated under a planned EU law on deforestation-free products as industry associations lobby against its inclusion with worrying signs of potential success

BMW fails to substantiate allegations against Earthsight’s research

18.05.2022 Lack of convincing evidence shows leather must not be dropped from EU ban

Paraguay Senate seeks accountability from government following Earthsight illegal deforestation exposé

14.12.2021 Senators want answers from environment authorities over illegal clearances of indigenous lands that Earthsight linked to leather used by global car brands

Relying on green labels to address our thirst for products of deforestation would be a disaster

08.11.2021 New EU deforestation law must learn the lessons of the past

Paraguay’s climate pledges mask plans to green light rising deforestation until 2030

05.11.2021 Pledges by Paraguay to slash greenhouse gas emissions and support new initiatives to protect biodiversity ring hollow as it looks willing to accept emissions from deforestation will continue to rise

Open letter: Paraguay must halt invasions, deforestation of indigenous Ayoreo lands

01.11.2021 A coalition of NGOs urge authorities to take action

Grand Theft Chaco II: The Vice Continues

13.10.2021 One year on, failed response from Paraguayan government and leather industry to the scandal demonstrates urgent need for new laws

An Illustrated guide to Europe’s role in Paraguay forest destruction

21.07.2021 Supply chain graphic shows how EU car leather helps fuel the loss of indigenous land in South America

Short-sighted UK Environment Bill will leave Brazil deforesters unchecked

11.06.2021 Gutting of conservation laws in Brazil could mean suspect commodity imports waved through in UK thanks to glaring weakness in new regulation 

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