Eight reasons proposed UK law won’t stop consumption driving global deforestation

25.09.2020 The government's legislative plans are a first of their kind, but fall well short of what is needed 

Critics round on Bolivia authorities for prioritising agribusiness over deforestation crisis

31.01.2020 New legislations in Santa Cruz and Beni could see millions of hectares of forest destroyed for agribusiness as indigenous leaders say an “emergency” is unfolding

Bolivia legalises and expands ‘savage’ deforestation for China and Russia beef deals

16.08.2019 New decree is said to violate landmark Mother Earth law by opening up an additional 4.5 million hectares to cattle ranchers in El Beni

Bolivia approves GM soy cultivation for biofuel use, stoking fears of more illegal forest loss

09.04.2019 South American country to persist with an alarming upward trend of forest loss, more than 50% of which was illegal in 2017

Fires rage in Bolivia as deforestation for beef and soy continues to surge

27.04.2017 New data on land fires in Bolivia indicates that the surge in illegal forest conversion for large-scale commercial agriculture and cattle ranching is accelerating

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