Amazon deforestation News

French Retailer Sued over Amazon Deforestation Linked to Cattle Raising

PARIS – Environmental groups and indigenous activists from the Amazon region filed a lawsuit Wednesday in a French court alleging that France-based supermarket chain Groupe Casino is violating human rights and environment rules by selling beef linked to deforestation and …

Global Institutional Investors, Including Insurers, Urge Brazil to Control Deforestation

A group of 29 global investment firms that manage $3.7 trillion are demanding meetings with Brazilian diplomats around the world to call on right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro’s government to stop soaring deforestation in the Amazon rainforest. The investors, led by …