Protect the Amazon rainforest

Last edited 22 October 2010 at 2:03pm

As the largest remaining rainforest on Earth, the Amazon rainforest is one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world; almost half of all known species live in the Amazon. Sadly, it's also experiencing one of the highest rates of deforestation on the planet. While our Amazon campaign has had some remarkable successes over the past few years, there is still much more to do to protect the Amazon.

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Logging truck in the Amazon

European authorities must act on illegal timber

Sawmills in the Brazilian Amazon are laundering illegal timber and sending shipments overseas. It’s against the law to place illegal timber on the European...
Posted by Daniela Montalto - 28 October, 2014 - 11:55
Logging truck in the Amazon

We're using GPS trackers to expose illegal logging in the amazon

My colleagues - and friends - in Brazil spent two months placing GPS trackers on illegal loggers in the Amazon. It's dangerous - but it helps us expose their...
Posted by Richardg - 15 October, 2014 - 12:39

We're using GPS trackers to expose illegal logging in the amazon

My colleagues - and friends - in Brazil spent two months placing GPS trackers on illegal loggers in the Amazon. It's dangerous - but it helps us expose their...
Posted by Richardg - 15 October, 2014 - 12:39

The Amazon's Silent Crisis: Night Terrors

In August and September 2014, Greenpeace used covert GPS locator beacons to monitor logging trucks in the Brazilian state of Pará. Night after night,...
Posted by Richardg - 14 October, 2014 - 23:44

The Soya Moratorium is protecting the Amazon. Does Cargill still support it?

Cargill just pledged to protect the world’s forests - but an eight-year truce that protects the Amazon from soya farming is in trouble. Cargill is one of the...
Posted by Richardg - 24 September, 2014 - 18:08

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