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Aldri har det vært farligere å kjempe for miljøet og regnskogen

I snitt ble fire miljøforkjempere drept hver uke i 2020. Et rekordår, ifølge en ny rapport. Urfolk er overrepresentert i verdens sørgeligste statistikk.

Unprecedented new threats to DRC rainforest

Unprecedented new threats to DRC rainforest

Leading environmental organisations urge the international community to act on a new plan to open up the world's second-largest rainforest to industrial logging.

- EU must not drive deforestation by importing forest leather

- EU must not drive deforestation by importing forest leather

Seven leading NGOs urge European legislators to include leather in the upcoming EU law on deforestation.

Only two of ten Norwegian salmon producers stay clear of deforstation risk

Only two of ten Norwegian salmon producers stay clear of deforstation risk

Only two Norwegian salmon majors, Bremnes Seashore and Nordlaks, have eliminated all links to deforestation throughout their entire soy supply chain, new market mapping conducted by Rainforest Foundation Norway reveals.
NEW REPORT: How the European car industry drives rainforest destruction

NEW REPORT: How the European car industry drives rainforest destruction

A new report from Rainforest Foundation Norway reveals how it is highly likely that top five European car manufacturers contribute to large-scale deforestation of the Amazon rainforest.

Environmental defenders in Colombia must be protected!

Environmental defenders in Colombia must be protected!

Indigenous and environmental organisations fear increased violence ahead of planned environmental demonstrations in Colombia.

Rule changes put halt to Norway’s use of palm oil biodiesel

Rule changes put halt to Norway’s use of palm oil biodiesel

​​Norway’s consumption of palm oil in road transport hit the breaks in 2020, down 98 percent from the previous year. “Now the EU must follow suit”, says Rainforest Foundation Norway.
Protection for uncontacted indigenous groups in key Peruvian rainforest secured

Protection for uncontacted indigenous groups in Peru's rainforests

Peruvian indigenous organization ORPIO and global partners celebrate a major win as the largest indigenous reserve ever in the country is finally approved. Existing logging concessions will be removed and uncontacted indigenous groups protected.

Major rainforest nations fail to meet Paris Agreement obligations

Major rainforest nations fail to meet Paris Agreement obligations

A new review finds that the five largest rainforest countries can deforest 20 million hectares of tropical forests over the next decade combined, with emissions of 10 gigatons of greenhouse gases, and still be within their Paris Agreement contributions (NDCs).

Falling short

Indigenous people receive little climate funding

Despite its proven efficiency in protecting rainforests, Indigenous Peoples and local communities only receive a small share of funding for climate and biodiversity protection.

How the DRC could become a model on climate and biodiversity

How the DRC could become a model on climate and biodiversity

The Democratic Republic of Congo hosts the world’s second-largest rainforest. The members of the National Assembly have just taken the country one step further in the fight to protect it.

Under the pandemic, environmental defenders battle on two fronts

Under the pandemic, environmental defenders battle on two fronts

Under the pandemic, environmental defenders battle on two fronts
Only a third of the tropical rainforest remains intact

Only a third of the tropical rainforest remains intact

The world’s first complete historical and current overview reveals that two thirds of the tropical rainforest on Earth are gone or degraded.

European public opinion opposes Mercosur trade deal

European public opinion opposes Mercosur trade deal

Results from a new survey in 12 European countries send a clear message to European leaders: Do not ratify the Mercosur trade deal unless Amazon deforestation stops.

Brazilian investigative journalists attacked

Brazilian investigative journalists attacked

The organization Repórter Brasil has suffered several threats and attacks in the past few days, both physically and online, in what seems like an attempt to silence their investigations.