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Rare victory for rainforests as nations vow to stop ‘death by chocolate’


The Guardian | Nov. 8 2017

Plans by the governments of Ghana and Ivory Coast drawn up after Guardian investigation revealed links between the cocoa industry and rainforest loss.

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El chocolate que se come a África


El Pais | Sept. 14, 2017

La ONG Mighty Earth denuncia la explotación ilegal y sistemática de zonas protegidas en Ghana y Costa de Marfil por parte de la potente industria del cacao.

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Cacao ivoirien : une ONG accuse les grands groupes de favoriser la déforestation


Jeune Afrique | Sep. 13, 2017

L’ONG Mighty Earth accuse les principaux négociants de cacao et les grands chocolatiers de complicité dans la déforestation ivoirienne : selon elle, ces derniers ferment les yeux sur les conditions de culture des fèves.

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Schmutzige Schokolade


Der Spiegel | Sept. 13, 2017

Für den Kakaoanbau wird in der Elfenbeinküste Regenwald im großen Stil gerodet. Ein Report zeigt das Ausmaß der Zerstörung - und belegt, wie wenig Regierung und Konzerne wie Nestlé, Mars oder Lindt dagegen tun.

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‘Once this was all trees, but they burned them to plant cocoa’: the ruin of West Africa’s rainforest


The Guardian | Sept. 13, 2017

A journey into the heart of Ivory Coast reveals its forests are being ripped up to feed the growing global demand for chocolate.

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Chocolate industry drives rainforest disaster in Ivory Coast


The Guardian | Sept. 13, 2017

Exclusive: As global demand for chocolate booms, ‘dirty’ beans from deforested national parks have entered big business supply chains

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Burger King animal feed sourced from deforested lands in Brazil and Bolivia


The Guardian | Aug. 21, 2017

Campaign group Mighty Earth says aerial drones, satellite imaging and field research show farmers carried out forest-burning for fast food giant’s soy suppliers

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Scientists find polluted sea ‘dead zone’ that is bigger than Wales


Independent | Aug. 4, 2017

The area of oxygen-starved sea is the largest ever found in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Dunkle Flecken in der Lieferkette


Handelsblatt | Aug. 1, 2017

Ein Report von Umweltorganisationen zeigt: Palmöl von illegal brandgerodeten Plantagen im Regenwald ist trotz etlicher Richtlinien der Branche nach Deutschland gelangt. Gekauft wurde es von zwei wichtigen Händlern.

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Tyson asked to require corn, soybean growers to provide ‘pollution-free feed’


Des Moines Register | Aug. 1, 2017

Tyson should require corn and soybean growers in Iowa and elsewhere to provide "pollution-free feed" for the pigs, chickens and cattle that the Arkansas-based meat giant uses, an environmental group says in a new report.

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Meat industry blamed for largest-ever ‘dead zone’ in Gulf of Mexico


The Guardian | Aug. 1, 2017

A new report shows toxins from suppliers to companies like Tyson Foods are pouring into waterways, causing marine life to leave or die.

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After Paris climate change pullout, give up on Trump and Congress for now


USA Today | Jun. 20, 2017

To confront our greatest common threat, we need to put pressure on corporations. That's where the most change can be made.

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Como a destruição do Cerrado pode fazer faltar água no Brasil inteiro


Epoca | Mar. 27, 2017

O Distrito Federal vive sua mais severa crise hídrica em anos. O problema é uma das consequências da devastação das nascentes no Cerrado – um bioma que abastece a maior parte do país.

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Prince Charles and chocolate companies pledge to end deforestation in cocoa industry


The Telegraph | Mar. 16, 2017

12 of the world’s biggest cocoa manufacturers and confectioners came together with the Prince of Wales to end deforestation.

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Chocolate makers and cocoa groups vow to end deforestation


Financial Times | Mar. 16, 2017

Nestlé, Mars and Cargill among 12 companies pledging to tackle deforestation.

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Por que a moratória da soja só vale para a Amazônia e não inclui o Cerrado?


Epoca | Mar. 8, 2017

Pesquisadores questionam por que não são adotadas medidas para evitar que a soja provoque mais desmatamentos no Cerrado.

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Burger King, « roi de la déforestation » En savoir plus sur


Le Monde | Mar. 7, 2017

Les ONG pointent du doigt le rôle de la chaîne américaine de fast-food et son manque d’exigence vis-à-vis de ses fournisseurs.

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Amazon Deforestation, Once Tamed, Comes Roaring Back


New York Times | Feb. 24, 2017

A decade after the "Save the Rainforest" movement captured the world's imagination, Cargill and other food giants are pushing deeper into the wilderness.

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Olam will suspend Gabon forest clearing for a year


Singapore Straits Times | Feb. 23, 2017

Firm agrees to halt in the W. African country after meeting with US environmental lobby.

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Olam under fire over Africa deforestation


Financial Times | Dec. 11, 2016

Palm oil producer criticised for excessive land clearing and lack of transparency.

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