Mighty Earth responds to the Fires in the Amazon

As the Amazon continues to burn at a record rate, Mighty Earth CEO Glenn Hurowitz has released a statement.


The new green bond may address one-third of deforestation in the Brazilian Cerrado

Deforestation in Brazil reached a record high in May of this year, and it’s possible that 2019 will be one of the worst years for deforestation within the country.


Mighty Earth responds to deforestation spike in the Amazon

New government data shows that 1,345 sq km of the Brazilian Amazon have been cleared in the month of July alone, an area greater than the city of Los Angeles. In response to this announcement, Mighty Earth CEO Glenn Hurowitz released a statement.


Judge Cargill on Implementation, Not Commitments

At this point, it’s irresponsible to take Cargill at their word. Cargill should be judged on implementation, not commitments.


Cargill Named “Worst Company in the World”

New report documents US-based agribusiness giant's "ineptitude and incoherence at a grand scale."


Cargill Announce Support for Deforestation, Defying Customers

"Cargill continues to prioritize the deforesters in its supply chain over the climate or their customers' sustainability demands."


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."