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Key victories on EU deforestation law, but challenges remain

25.07.2022 The planned EU legislation on deforestation-free supply chains has completed two significant steps on its way to becoming law



UK Environment Act’s effectiveness in tackling global forest loss at risk

30.05.2022 Analyses show exemptions would create dangerous loopholes

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

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

Ricardo Galvão: “Bolsonaro gives green light to illegal deforesters”

10.10.2019 Sacked INPE chief tells Earthsight he thinks an ‘internal fight’ over agribusiness expansion will soon engulf Brazil’s congress 

New York Declaration to halve global forest loss ‘impossible’ to achieve by 2020

19.09.2019 Another voluntary initiative to halt deforestation is set to fail as NYDF says its 200 members need to ‘dramatically escalate action’ in deforestation fight

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

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