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


From Environmental Leader to 'Worst Company in the World'

For years, the American agricultural giant Cargill has been on relatively good terms with environme…

1 year, 10 months

The State of Corporate No-Deforestation Commitments and Reporting Indicators that Count

While nearly 500 global companies have made commitments to no-deforestation with varying degrees of…

1 year, 11 months

Scientists: No Need to Dam Rivers to meet Climate Targets

In a comment article published in the Nature last month, scientists argue that an "energy future in…

2 years

’Green’ bonds finance industrial tree plantations in Brazil

Investments known as green bonds that are intended to slow climate change can finance the operation…

2 years

Amazon Tribe Wins Legal Victory against Big Oil for Rainforest Destructions in Ecuador

On April 26th, a parade of hundreds of Waorani men and women, members of an indigenous nation in a …

2 years

Plastic Pollution at Deepest Bottom of Ocean

An American explorer has found plastic waste on the seafloor while breaking the record for the deep…

2 years, 1 month

Veganism 'Single Biggest Way' to Reduce Environmental Footprint

Eating a vegan diet could be the "single biggest way" to reduce your environmental impact on earth,…

2 years, 1 month

Map Shows Lost Amazon Rainforest

Because of human activities the world continued to lose forests in 2018, according to data compiled…

2 years, 1 month

Petitions


Archer-Daniels-Midl… Bunge Limited
Bunge and ADM Boards: stop deforestation!

Join us in calling on Bunge and ADM's Board to vote YES on the shareholder proposal calling for stronger action to protect our planet.

$110.7 million supporting

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.

$100.3 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