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.
Brazil’s president, Lula da Silva, met with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping in China and announced new collaborations to control illegal deforestation.
The EU deforestation law aims to stop imports of products if their producers have cut down trees to grow them
Community groups say they are willing to restore forests but have been ignored by government and rely on international non-profits for funding
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
Greater international support for indigenous land rights and livelihoods is a cost-effective way to limit climate change, PNAS study
Scandinavian country leads funding to save the world’s tropical forests, but cannot do it alone, say past and present environment ministers
Temer government claimed a victory as deforestation rate declines slightly, but green groups said announcement was no cause for celebration
Even as he handed more and more power to an agricultural lobby that would strip the Amazon for pasture, Michel Temer was being double-crossed
Halting tree-felling and land clearance is not enough to save tropical rainforests without programmes of forest restoration in degraded areas, scientists say