The Brazilian government wants to tap forest protection funds to pave a major highway. Western donors say that goes against the fund’s rules.
Eight South American nations agreed on a list of joint actions to protect the Amazon rainforest, but failed to mention a long-awaited target to halt deforestation.
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Indonesian pulp and paper giants are trying to rehabilitate themselves with the FSC despite continued accusations of deforestation in their supply chains
Brazil’s outgoing president Jair Bolsonaro has presided over four years of destruction of the Amazon rainforest and the Cerrado grasslands
A report commissioned by USAID found that the environmental and social benefits of a $39m five-year programme were unlikely to continue beyond this month
By counting plantations and urban parks as forests, the Indian government hides deforestation caused by industrial projects
Prime minister Narendra Modi has big plans for palm oil cultivation. But the experience of farmers in Mizoram does not bode well
Of the 32 biggest forest nations, only India has set an ambitious tree planting target and others are falling far short, according to analysis of their latest climate pledges
Campaigners say a government rollback of environmental regulations increases Indonesia’s vulnerability to flash floods and landslides
Brazilian campaigners are fighting in the Supreme Court to reinstate anti-deforestation policies and resources slashed by the Bolsonaro administration
Travel restrictions allowed illegal deforestation to flourish in Indonesia – and government plans to cut environmental protections raise fears for the future
Nine men were brutally killed last month in a remote Brazilian settlement where deforestation, land grabbing and violence go unpunished
World’s biggest meat producer slapped with sanctions by Brazil’s environment agency after cattle were traced to illegally cleared rainforest areas
ANALYSIS: With land degradation soaring, climate strategists are looking beyond piecemeal projects to raise cash for conservation
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