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8 July 2016
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Author: Conselho Indigenista Missionário-CIMI-Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)

“Apyka'i: polícia despeja indígenas Guarani Kaiowa de terra explorada por Bumlai, preso na Lava Jato”, 6 de junho de 2016 …[O]peração desproporcional, quase uma centena de policiais despejou nove famílias Guarani Kaiowa do tekoha Apyka'i…[em 6 de julh...

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14 June 2016
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29 September 2009

JBS commits to Amazon deforestation moratorium [Brazil]

Author: Meatinfo UK, Online Meat Trades Journal

Brazilian beef giant JBS has agreed to stop sourcing cattle from farms responsible for deforestation of the Amazon rainforest…JBS has finally followed rivals Bertin and Marfrig in adopting moratorium …A spokesperson for JBS said… “JBS has agreed to...

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3 August 2009

Shoe brands get tough on leather suppliers to save Amazon rainforest [Brazil]

Author: Damien Carrington & Tom Phillips, Guardian [UK]

Some of the world's top footwear brands, including Clarks, Adidas, Nike and Timberland, have demanded an immediate moratorium on destruction of the Amazon rainforest from their leather suppliers in Brazil...[An investigation by Greenpeace] said...

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8 June 2009
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Author: Greenpeace

Greenpeace presentó…el informe Sacrificando la Amazonia, resultado de una investigación de tres años sobre la expansión de la industria ganadera en Brasil como principal responsable de la deforestación y la mayor fuente de emisiones de CO2, principal...

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1 June 2009

Slaughtering the Amazon

Author: Greenpeace

This report, the culmination of a three-year investigation…documents how blind consumption of cattle products by the Blue Chip corporations behind reputable global brands is fuelling Amazon deforestation and climate change…Trade data also reveal trade...

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1 June 2009

Statement of Bertin S.A. concerning the report disclosed by Greenpeace on 06.01.2009

Author: Bertin

[Bertin’s] program called Cattle Purchase Procedure, which considers the socioenvironmental criteria of suppliers…establishes a set of criteria for the accreditation of farms, which include the non-condemning of slave-work, of illegal takeover of land...

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31 May 2009

Brazil: Greenpeace report on cattle sector raises concerns including forced labour, deforestation causing climate change

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31 May 2009

British supermarkets accused over destruction of Amazon rainforest

Author: David Adam, Guardian [UK]

British supermarkets are driving rapid destruction of the Amazon rainforest by using meat from farms responsible for illegal deforestation…The report names Tesco, Sainsbury's, Asda [part of Wal-Mart], Morrisons and Marks and Spencer among dozens of...

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11 June 2005
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Author: Emily Caruso, Réseau d'Information et de Solidarité avec l'Amérique Latine

Traditionnellement, l’élevage de bétail a été identifié comme la cause principale de la déforestation de l’Amazonie, mais aujourd’hui la culture du soja occupe la deuxième place, presque à égalité...Les violations des droits humains suite à l’expansion...

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