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.
Illegal miners are rushing into the Yanomami territory and 40 percent of the people living near mine sites could get infected with Covid-19.
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.
Deforestation, forest fires and Covid-19 are all serious threats to vulnerable indigenous groups in the Amazon. The combination of all three is disastrous.
The Brazilian indigenous leader and the Hutukara Yanomami Association jointly receive the award.
9700 km² of rainforest were lost in Brazil in 2019.
Our new report showcases how indigenous peoples in Acre, Brazil, harvest produce from their forest and village gardens to sustain a healthy life.
The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund invests USD 116 million in the US soy trading company Bunge, which is accused of extensive deforestation
The announcement to extend the Brazilian Soy Moratorium is good news, but more action is needed.
“Urgent need for improvement in Peru’s policy on forests and indigenous peoples”, leading organizations say.