Deforestation

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Feed supplier to UK farm animals still linked to Amazon deforestation
Cargill, which had pledged to clean up its supply chain, sells feed for many of the billion chickens killed annually in UK

Andrew Wasley, Lucy Jordan and Elisângela Mendonça

14, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘They saw bigger things’: Richard Leakey, Edward O Wilson and Thomas Lovejoy remembered
Friends and colleagues pay tribute after the recent deaths of these groundbreaking naturalists, who shifted our understanding of the world and our future

Patrick Greenfield

13, Jan, 2022 @11:30 AM

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‘Local is better’: battered Haiti looks to empower peasants to fight climate crisis
A grassroots body, MPP, aims to help subsistence farmers reduce erosion and flooding and increase food security

Joe Parkin Daniels

08, Jan, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Rocky road: Paraguay’s new Chaco highway threatens rare forest and last of the Ayoreo people
Forced from their homes by missionaries, the Ayoreo cling on in the Chaco. Now the Bioceanic Corridor cuts through the fastest-vanishing forest on Earth, refuge of some of the Americas’ last hunter-gatherers

Laurence Blair. Photographs by Santi Carneri

05, Jan, 2022 @10:30 AM

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The UK city taking a stand on palm oil in the fight against deforestation
A growing number of towns and villages are following Chester’s lead in helping local businesses to eradicate deforestation-linked oil from their supply chains

Patrick Greenfield

01, Jan, 2022 @11:15 AM

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‘Carbon bomb’: Queensland reveals big jump in land clearing
Landholders in the state cleared 680,688 hectares of woody vegetation in 2018-19, primarily for beef

Peter Hannam

30, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Follow the green leader: why everyone from Prince William to Jeff Bezos is looking to Costa Rica
Billionaires, princes and prime ministers are among those keen to learn from the Central American country, which has long put nature at the heart of its policies

Patrick Greenfield

22, Dec, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Deforestation making outdoor work unsafe for millions, says study
Rise in temperatures and humidity linked to forest loss has reduced safe hours for working in the tropics

Sofia Quaglia

17, Dec, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Supermarkets drop Brazilian beef products linked to deforestation
Sainsbury’s is one of six European supermarkets to stop selling some or all beef products from South American country

Andrew Wasley

16, Dec, 2021 @5:18 PM

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Australian beef linked to deforestation could end up part of post-Brexit trade deal
Investigation finds areas of cleared land in Queensland likely to be habitats for threatened species

Tom Levitt and Zach Boren

15, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Tropical forests can partially regenerate in just 20 years without human interference
Study finds natural regrowth yields better results than human plantings and offers hope for climate recovery

Sofia Quaglia

09, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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New study links major fashion brands to Amazon deforestation
LVMH, Zara, Nike and others at risk of contribution to destruction of rainforest based on connections to leather industry

Laura Pitcher

29, Nov, 2021 @2:00 PM

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