Cargill and Bunge continue to destroy the Amazon region in Bolivia and Brazil

Source: Mass soybean harvesting at a farm in Campo Verde, Mato Grosso, Brazil. Photo: Alf Ribeiro / Mightyearth

A new report released by Mighty Earth looks at global meat production and its impact on the South American rainforest. It investigates   ... →

Sampoerna Agro: Indonesian Palm Oil producer fined for rainforest destruction

Für Palmöl gerodeter Regenwald, Quelle: flickr, © H Dragon

Rainforest destroyed for palm oil, Quelle: flickr, © H Dragon

In a court decision of August 2016, the Indonesian court in Jakarta sentenced the Indonesian palm oil producer Sampoerna Agro to the highest ever penalty for illegal slash and burn   ... →