Brazil’s environment minister Ricardo Salles went on a tour of the US and Europe to reassure governments and business over the fires crisis in the Amazon. It did not go to plan.
The Amazon is on fire and global fast food companies can put a stop to it. They must stop buying meat, chicken and soya from Brazil until the Amazon and its people are protected.
At least 50 million hectares of forest – an area twice the size of the UK – is set to have been destroyed for commodities during 10 years of corporate commitments to end deforestation, according to a new Greenpeace International report