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UN special rapporteurs and indigenous leaders join forces in an unprecedented move against what would be one of the world’s largest mines.
Biofuels with high deforestation risk, such as palm oil, will likely be forced out of the Norwegian market as a result of a bold new policy.
A new investigation links deforestation, forest fires and intimidation of local communities, to supply chains of the multinational soy traders Bunge and Cargill.
Any trade deal with the Bolsonaro regime has to be conditional on at least five emergency measures to stop rainforest destruction and the killing of its peoples, write Marco Astrini and Sonia Guajajara in a message to Europe.
Rainforest Foundation Norway and Peruvian partner ORPIO call for an investigation after three Kukama people were killed during a clash between indigenous people and police at a controversial oil field.
The family of Raimundo Benedito, 35, has been harvesting brazil nuts on the banks of the Cedro river, close to the boundary between Amazonas and Acre states, for at least three generations.
A record number of people were killed to protect the environment and land in 2019. Indigenous peoples are particularly vulnerable.
The more forests we destroy, the greater the chance of new pandemics.
The meat producer JBS uses the certification body DNV-GL to defend themselves against accusations of deforestation. DNV-GL deny that their reports acquit JBS.
Brazil's failure to protect forests and indigenous rights is hurting the economy, investors and businesses warn.
Twice as much Brazilian rainforest could burn in the coming months compared to last year, scientists warn.
Illegal miners are rushing into the Yanomami territory and 40 percent of the people living near mine sites could get infected with Covid-19.
Ten years ago: a historic day for Indonesia’s forests and forest-dependent communities.
Bowing to massive protests from Brazilian civil society and intense international pressure, the Brazilian Congress this week decided not to submit the controversial "land grab law" to a vote.