Deforestation

  1. News
REVERB is a brand new documentary sequence from CBSN Originals. Watch the newest episode, “Complicit: The Amazon Fires,” in the video participant above. The fires that devastated the Amazon in the summer season of 2019 had been no accident. Most had been intentionally set to clear land in the rainforest for agricultural functions. But whereas […]
  1. Food
Dive Brief: A new analysis report from CDP — previously the Carbon Disclosure Project — discovered international CPG companies will not meet the Consumer Goods Forum’s zero net deforestation objectives by subsequent yr, and are usually not on observe to attaining sustainable consumption and manufacturing by 2030. “No Woods for the Trees,” the report from the […]
  1. Food
Dive Brief: Tyson Foods is partnering with Proforest, a U.K.-based sustainability nonprofit, to determine any deforestation risks in its international agriculture provide chain. The nation’s largest meat processor stated in a launch the evaluation will have a look at sourcing for cattle, palm oil, soy, timber, pulp and paper. Tyson stated the evaluation findings will contribute to an organization […]
  1. Tech
The cloud forest at Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica.Photo: AP The U.S. War on Drugs has a troubled historical past riddled with racism, propaganda, and failure because the nation stays one of many high markets for unlawful medicine. The U.S. crackdown on medicine is, sadly, additionally driving deforestation all through Central America in response […]
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NEW YORK ― Far-right Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro blamed the worldwide media and environmental organizations for spreading “lies” in regards to the fires which can be ravaging the Amazon rainforest throughout a nationalist speech that opened the 2019 United Nations Common Meeting on Tuesday morning. “The Amazon is not being devastated,” Bolsonaro stated, contradicting current media […]