Mighty Earth Calls on Private Sector to Address Devastating Climate Impacts

"Just because government isn’t doing its job doesn’t mean the job doesn’t have to be done."


Human activity threatens the survival of a million species – what can one person do?

It can be tempting to ignore the news entirely – studies have shown that people will stop paying attention to stories of misery and suffering when situations seem hopeless. But we cannot afford to tune out now.


Here’s what deforestation looks like in 2019 – and what we can do about it

WRI’s data has helped drive home the immense scale of deforestation. But despite the size of the problem, there are clear successes in the works and much more to accomplish. The data published in this year’s report will help inform our future efforts and provides valuable insight as the fig


Rapid Response Monitoring System Webinar

Following the public launch of Mighty Earth’s Rapid Response Monitoring System, Mighty Earth hosted a webinar detailing how the new system works and our long-term plans for the project. The webinar was presented by Glenn Hurowitz, CEO, Mighty Earth; Deborah Lapidus, Southeast Asia Director, Mighty Earth; and Leo Bottrill, Founder & CEO, Maphubs.


Bank of China to Reevaluate Dam Project That Threatens Endangered Orangutan with Extinction

The Batang Toru dam would permanently disrupt the habitat of the Tapanuli orangutan and would contribute to the first extinction of a great ape – our closest cousins in the animal kingdom – in all our recorded history.


Mighty Earth Responds to Cargill’s Announcement of Revisions to Forests, Soy, and Human Rights Policies

"We are hopeful that we will be able to soon praise Cargill not just for promises, but for action."


Mighty Earth Announces “Rapid Response” System to Monitor Deforestation Linked to Agricultural Supply Chains

Mighty Earth publicly launched its Rapid Response monitoring system aimed at eliminating deforestation linked to the palm oil, soy, rubber, cocoa, paper, and cattle industries.


Cocoa Countdown to Christmas

Join us this month to fight for chocolate that's good for people and the planet, with a different action each day on our Advent Calendar.


Tyson Responds to Environmental Campaign and Public Pressure, Addresses Pollution in Supply Chain

Responding to mounting pressure from local communities impacted by its pollution, investors, customers, and the environmental community, Tyson Foods has announced a commitment to improve farming practices on two million acres of grain by 2020.


Meat Feeling the Pressure to Reduce Impacts

In the past month, two of the world’s largest meat sellers announced commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their supply chains. Many of the practices driving the sector’s climate impacts are also causing widespread water contamination, particularly from excess manure and fertilizer pollution washing off fields that grow feed.


How to Buy Chocolate for Easter Without Killing Sloths

It’s Easter. The holiday season is chock-full of scenes of celebration: bunnies, decorations, and eggs. And chocolate. Lots of chocolate. The week surrounding Easter has the highest consumption of chocolate in the year.  


New Investigation Finds Vast Deforestation, Fires, Public Health Impacts Driven By European Meat Industry

A new investigation by Mighty Earth, Rainforest Foundation Norway, and Fern reveals large-scale deforestation, fires, and human rights abuses in Argentina and Paraguay’s Gran Chaco connected to the global meat industry.