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Tribal person

Greenwash award exposes Brazilian company

Ecologist

21st January, 2010

Brazilian cattle-ranching company named and shamed for destroying the land of an uncontacted tribe more...
Sugar

Will sugar be the oil of the 21st century?

Matilda Lee

1st December, 2009

You can turn it into everything from fuel to plastics. But will the surge in demand for sugar end up having a serious environmental impact? more...
Bulldozer rolling off barge in Paraguay

Clamping down on logging in Brazil moves it to Paraguay

Ecologist

20th November, 2009

Former Paraguayan government minister makes plea for West to intervene in runaway illegal logging situation displaced from Brazil more...
A ploughed field

MPs call for an end to GM crop protests

Ecologist

22nd July, 2009

MP's report leaves environmentalists facing a dilemma, should they allow GM crop trials or not? more...
Wind turbines

Copenhagen success rests on cash and commitment

Ecologist

10th July, 2009

New research has revealed that a lack of finance and political commitment lie at the heart of the slow take-up of renewables, as a UK think tank calls for cash for low-carbon technology to be ringfenced more...
Cattle in a deforested area of the Amazon

Tesco 'trusts' cattle suppliers involved in Amazon deforestation

Ecologist

3rd July, 2009

Despite the lack of traceability in the supply chain, the assurances of cattle producers that they are not involved in the illegal deforestation of the Amazon rainforest is apparently enough for Tesco, a letter to the Guardian reveals more...
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Cattle ranching biggest driver of Amazon deforestation

Ecologist

27th May, 2009

Cattle ranchers bigger culprits in Amazon deforestation than soy farmers, new NGO study shows more...
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Space Race

George Hackford

30th July, 2008

The Brazilian Space Agency and Britain’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory are planning to boldly go into new realms of space-based rainforest protection. more...
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Cargill's Amazon soy plant forced to close

News

26th March, 2007

Cargill, the international agribusiness giant, has been forced to closed a soy-bean export terminal in the Amazon. more...
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Greening Cities

Dan Box

1st April, 2003

With human beings about to become a predominantly urban species, Dan Box asks whether cities can ever be sustainable. more...

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