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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

Cargill dubbed ‘worst company in world’ in damning Mighty Earth report

19.07.2019 US commodities giant given the malign moniker amid tide of illegal deforestation, child labour and environmental abuse allegations across its global supply chains

Europe must not be complicit in Bolsonaro’s attacks on forests

15.04.2019 New civil society briefing calls on the EU and its member states to guarantee they will not be complicit in Bolsonaro’s dismantling of environmental protections in Brazil

French retailers failing to comply with due diligence law for soy imports

11.04.2019 Companies including Burger King, E.Leclerc and Lidl among those failing to adequately monitor their supply chains in Latin America

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

Comment: Bolsonaro has pledged to strip environmental protections. The EU can make those decisions hurt

06.12.2018 The Brazil president-elect's destructive impulses must be reined in, and EU policymakers must be galvanized into action, writes Fern's Nicole Polsterer

International investment driving land grabbing, human rights violations and environmental destruction in Brazilian Cerrado

31.10.2018 A recent report by FIAN International and Brazilian organisations has drawn attention to the relationship between global finance, land grabbing and agribusiness expansion 

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