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

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 

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

Activists face deadly risks in protecting lands from global agribusiness

07.08.2019 Global Witness report reveals 164 land defenders murdered in 2018

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

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

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