As well as protecting the planet from climate change, our forests are home to a huge range of amazing nature and animal biodiversity. It's crucial that we do all we can to keep them safe. For International Forests Day 2020 – and when many of us need reminding of the beautiful natural world out there – here are some pictures of life in forests all over the world.
Greenpeace calls on supermarkets to set meat-reduction targets
People often opt for chicken over beef for environmental reasons. But new Greenpeace research shows that the chicken sold in the UK is a major driver of deforestation, and supermarkets have little idea of the impact this has on forests. Here are the facts.
In the last 12 months, climate change and the destruction of nature have become impossible to ignore. Millions of people took to the streets as wildfires raged and heatwaves threatened lives – hitting many of the communities least responsible hardest. 2020 will kickstart a decade of change so forests, oceans and the climate can be restored and renewed.
Over the last six weeks, 11 Indigenous leaders and activists from across Brazil have travelled through Europe demanding action against the escalating threats to their lives, lands and forests under the Bolsonaro government.
Indigenous Peoples are on the frontlines of the climate crisis – and are some of the best defenders against it. But they are threatened with violence and structural, institutionalised racism. Their lands are destroyed by industry and they are killed with alarming regularity across the world – particularly in Brazil.
Meanwhile Burger King, KFC and McDonald's snub London meeting with leaders
Brazilian president Bolsonaro’s policies have seen a huge increase in invasions of protected Indigenous lands by industries such as agriculture and mining. Indigenous land defenders are rising up. Here are their stories.