The decline of monarch butterflies in Mexico shows need for greater forest protections

01.04.2020 Deforestation is a possible contributing factor to the drop

EU risks buying 'illegally produced' Mexican avocados as imports surge 70%

29.01.2020 Criminal groups now “embedded in the entire supply chain” of production in Michoacán where violence, extortion and illegal land clearing are rife

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

“Every import is marked with our blood”: Brazil’s indigenous leaders protest in London

15.11.2019 Brazil’s indigenous leaders protest in London urging EU to ban purchases of deforestation-linked goods

A mystery multinational linked to Colombia's dairy deforestation

25.10.2019 Illegal land clearances in Amazon national parks are being driven by the dairy industry; now, the government is targeting the rogue cattle ranchers supplying a global corporation

Brazil senators and NGOs attempt to oust environment minister for failing to protect Amazon

23.08.2019 Opposition politicians submit impeachment request, while 50 civil society groups call for investigation into Ricardo Salles for improper conduct and ‘paralysing’ environmental action

Tropical Forest Alliance supports EU regulation on ‘deforestation-laced’ commodities

08.08.2019 Head of industry-backed anti-deforestation grouping backs EU due diligence regulation for agri-commodities

Activists face deadly risks in protecting lands from global agribusiness

07.08.2019 Global Witness report documents dangers for world’s land defenders as 164 activists murdered in 2018 with almost 20 per cent of killings linked to commodity-driven cultivation disputes

Global appetite for avocados drives deforestation in Mexico

30.07.2019 Rise in exports leaves authorities tackling growing number of illegal operators

Karuturi Global’s Ethiopia return stokes fears of deforestation and evictions

27.06.2019 Indian firm gets green light for agribusiness plantations with new land deal, but NGOs believe move will cause forest destruction and displacement of local communities

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