Deforestation

Forests are home to 80 percent of the world's terrestrial biodiversity, and support human livelihood across the globe. Farming, grazing of livestock, mining, and drilling account for a majority of all deforestation.



Stories


ESG bond managers reluctant to ditch Brazil despite Amazon fires

Fires in the Amazon came to the fore last week and continue to generate attention after the Brazili…

1 year, 2 months

Blackstone a driving force behind Amazon deforestation

Two Brazilian firms owned by a top donor to President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch…

1 year, 3 months

Brazil Angrily Rejects Millions in Amazon Aid Pledged at G7, Then Accepts British Aid

RIO DE JANEIRO - Hours after leaders of some of the world's wealthiest countries pledged more than …

1 year, 3 months

Brazil minister calls for the Amazon to be monetised

The solution to illegal logging in the Amazon is to "monetise" it by opening up areas to commercial…

1 year, 3 months

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, research center says

Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and scientists warn that it could …

1 year, 3 months

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under Bolsonaro

Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared wi…

1 year, 3 months

Trump Administration Makes Major Changes To Protections For Endangered Species

In a move that critics say will hurt plants, animals and other species as they face mounting threat…

1 year, 3 months

To Slow Global Warming, U.N. Warns Agriculture Must Change

Humans must drastically alter food production to prevent the most catastrophic effects of global wa…

1 year, 3 months

Amazon Pushes Brands to Use Less Packaging

Amazon.com Inc. is pressuring brands to make their packaging more efficient, which has prompted ven…

1 year, 3 months

Petitions


Banco Santander, S.… Bank of America Cor… Barclays PLC
Cease Investment in Illegal Amazon Deforestation

Brazilian agribusiness is rapidly destroying the Amazon rainforest. Foreign financiers have the power and responsibly to halt illegal deforestation.

$91.9 million supporting

CVS Health Corporat…
Skip the Slip

Every year, US receipt production consumes over 3 million trees and 9 billion gallons of water. This emits 4 billion pounds of CO2 and generates 302 m

$32.0 million supporting

Costco Wholesale Co…
Costco: Stop Funding Environmental Destruction

Our planet can’t wait any longer. Tell Costco to drop contracts with meat suppliers that are destroying rainforests and polluting our waters.

$3.4 million supporting

Domino's Pizza Inc
Domino's: No Tropical Deforestation

Domino's endangers tropical rainforests in its supply chain. Ask Domino's to stop supporting deforestation.

$0 supporting