Deforestation

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‘This land belonged to us’: Nestlé supply chain linked to disputed Indigenous territory
Investigation reveals cattle raised on Mỹky territory ended up in global supply chain including food giant

Elisângela Mendonça, Andrew Wasley and Fábio Zuker

22, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Indigenous leaders urge businesses and banks to stop supporting deforestation
Amazon ecosystem is on verge of collapse, leaders tell brands such as Apple and Tesla as UN gathers in New York

Oliver Milman in New York

21, Sep, 2022 @2:39 PM

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Leading grain traders ‘sourcing soy beans from Brazilian farm linked to abuse’
Bunge and Cargill, behind more than 30% of soy exports to EU and UK, accused of exposing suppliers to link with indigenous rights violations

Andrew Downie

20, Sep, 2022 @10:38 AM

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The Mennonites being accused of deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon
A brush with the law has alarmed the community of about 100 families who fear losing the land they have made their home

Dan Collyns in Wanderland

10, Sep, 2022 @11:00 PM

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Brazilian forest guardian killed weeks after joining Amazon summit
Janildo Oliveira Guajajara had recently taken part in an Amazon assembly organised by murdered Indigenous specialist Bruno Pereira

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

05, Sep, 2022 @7:02 PM

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Large parts of Amazon may never recover, major study says
Swathes of rainforest have reached tipping point, research by scientists and Indigenous organisations concludes

Andrew Downie

05, Sep, 2022 @1:30 PM

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The Territory review – a life or death struggle in the Amazon rainforest
Alex Pritz’s documentary about Brazil’s Indigenous Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau people trying to defend their land is essential viewing

04, Sep, 2022 @10:30 AM

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‘Last-chance saloon’: race to wreck the Amazon as prospect of Bolsonaro defeat looms
Activists suspect criminals are ramping up destruction in ‘last opportunity to deforest without having to pay the price’

Tom Phillips in the Amazon

02, Sep, 2022 @11:18 AM

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Prevent tree extinctions or face global ecological catastrophe, scientists warn
New paper issues ‘warning to humanity’ as it calls for urgent action to protect world’s 60,000 tree species

Graeme Green

02, Sep, 2022 @11:04 AM

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The Territory review – portrait of heroic indigenous defender of Amazon land
Grim but inspiring documentary follows 18-year-old Bitaté, elected to lead the Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau people’s fight for survival

Cath Clarke

31, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Timber cities ‘could cut 100bn tons of CO2 emissions by 2100’
Environmentalists say replacing natural forests with wood plantations to realise shift in construction practices is ‘bonkers’

Arthur Neslen

30, Aug, 2022 @4:29 PM

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‘They attacked with machetes’: murder, mafias and illegal mining in Peru’s gold fields
Rising gold prices have led to increasingly violent land grabs, with rightful owners left to defend themselves and the rainforest from attack

Dan Collyns in Madre de Dios

26, Aug, 2022 @6:30 AM

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