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Paraguayan authorities complicit in illegal razing of country’s forests by EU-linked agribusiness

20.06.2022 Government documents obtained by Earthsight and El Surtidor and never before brought to light confirm the extent of illegalities committed by ranches

REVEALED: European leather industry peddling misinformation in bid to escape deforestation-free law

15.06.2022 Leather may remain unregulated under a planned EU law on deforestation-free products as industry associations lobby against its inclusion with worrying signs of potential success

Fate of Indonesian rainforest the size of Belgium hangs in the balance

17.03.2022 Crucial battle lies ahead in 2022 following shock New Year announcement by government

Russia’s timber oligarchs

11.03.2022 Industry titans make a killing off multibillion-dollar wood trade with Western firms

Relying on green labels to address our thirst for products of deforestation would be a disaster

08.11.2021 New EU deforestation law must learn the lessons of the past

Paraguay’s climate pledges mask plans to green light rising deforestation until 2030

05.11.2021 Pledges by Paraguay to slash greenhouse gas emissions and support new initiatives to protect biodiversity ring hollow as it looks willing to accept emissions from deforestation will continue to rise

Grand Theft Chaco II: The Vice Continues

13.10.2021 One year on, failed response from Paraguayan government and leather industry to the scandal demonstrates urgent need for new laws

Amazon slaughterhouses eye greater share of American pie as Brazil beef sales surge

23.09.2021 New facilities in the Brazilian Amazon approved for export increase US exposure to environmental crimes and underline the need for binding regulations

It’s official: EU says neither FSC nor Ukraine government can guarantee wood is legal

23.06.2021 New EU guidance has recognised failings of the global green label and authorities at ensuring timber legality

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