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 

Forest 500 report laments “painfully slow” progress of brands to tackle deforestation

19.02.2020 New analysis of corporate efforts to fight against deforestation accuses Amazon, Nike, McDonald’s and dozens of other firms of falling short

Sônia Guajajara: “Agribusiness today really is a plague”

29.11.2019 In an exclusive interview, prominent indigenous leader Sônia Guajajara discusses the threats facing indigenous peoples and Europe’s responsibilities towards conservation in Brazil

Activists face deadly risks in protecting lands from global agribusiness

07.08.2019 Global Witness report reveals 164 land defenders murdered in 2018

Not a single company on track to meet 2020 zero-deforestation deadline

27.03.2019 Forest 500 report shows no palm oil, soy, cattle or timber firm that committed to eliminate deforestation from supply chains by 2020 will meet that goal

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

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 

Are US investors aware of the legal risks of forest crimes?

12.07.2018 Climate Advisers examine the potential for investors in the US to be prosecuted for forest crimes that took place in other jurisdictions

Climate policy expert calls on EU to act on “imported deforestation”

28.09.2017 The former head of UN climate negotiations uses Brussels speech to demand the EU acts to stop imports driving global deforestation


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