Alleged human rights abuses at Cameroon rubber plantation pile pressure on Sudcam

28.11.2019 Despite 2018 pledges to improve sustainability credentials, Sudcam project continues to leave locals short-changed

Double murder escalates conflict at illegal palm oil site in Indonesia

18.11.2019 Two activists found dead in a North Sumatra palm oil estate were allegedly assassinated by security guards on orders of their manager, while a third target escaped alive

“Every import is marked with our blood”: Brazil’s indigenous leaders protest in London

15.11.2019 Brazil’s indigenous leaders protest in London urging EU to ban purchases of deforestation-linked goods

UN deadline looms for Peru to revisit law threatening 100,000 hectares of Amazon

14.11.2019 A proposed new law in Ucayali would remove safeguards for 3.5 million hectares of forest

RSPO conference rocked by multiple NGO reports of illegalities in member concessions

08.11.2019 Allegations including widespread illegal fires, human rights abuses, fraudulent certifications and permitting irregularities ignored by global palm oil certification body

Singapore palm oil firm guilty of illegal Indonesia fires fined $18m

31.10.2019 Court ruling finds PT Arjuna Utama Sawit to have burnt almost 1,000 hectares of land illegally in Central Kalimantan

Illegal deforestation and child labour are the real horrors at Halloween

29.10.2019 Increasing global appetites for chocolate during the holiday period will benefit a cocoa industry that has failed to reform for two decades

Another government probe uncovers widespread illegality in Indonesia’s palm oil sector

18.10.2019 Investigation has identified widespread illegality underpinning Indonesia’s sprawling oil palm plantation sector

Barclays, HSBC among banks financing “most harmful agribusinesses” with $44bn

16.10.2019 Global Witness report claims more than 300 financial institutions funnelled money into global beef, leather, palm oil and rubber firms linked to deforestation

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 

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