Guest Post: Young Conservationist’s Response to Mighty’s Chocolate Investigation

I’m Hannah and I’m 10 years old. I live in Manchester, England. And here is how Mighty Earth inspired me to try and spread the word.

Statement on 23 companies’ call for end to deforestation to produce meat

The Cerrado Manifesto, a commitment announced today by 23 major meat retailers and consumer goods companies, could represent the beginning of the end of deforestation for soy in Latin America.

In Rare Instance, Environmentalists Agree with Scott Pruitt’s EPA: Lower Biodiesel Mandates

It’s a shame that Pruitt is backing away from his agency’s proposal to reduce biodiesel levels. We don’t agree with the EPA on much of anything, but we did agree on this.

Six Maps that Explain the Ivory Coast Cocoa Crisis

Mighty partnered with MapHubs to map deforestation linked to Cocoa in the Ivory Coast. Leo Bottrill and Kris Carle, MapHubs’ Founders, explain through six maps how this was possible.

New Investigation Into British Retailers’ Supply Chains Finds Soy Linked to Deforestation

A new Mongabay investigation into the supply chains of major Britsh retailers including McDonalds, Tesco, and Morrisions, buy from Cargill which raises their poultry on imported soy directly linked to deforestation in Bolivia and Brazil.

This palm oil company promised destruction – and it delivered.

Deforestation is continuing across Indonesia because of rogue companies that are attempting to evade these new environmental and social requirements on a vast scale...

New satellite mapping reveals POSCO Daewoo continues to clear Indonesian rainforest at rapid pace in second half of 2017

New satellite mapping of Papua, Indonesia - home to the third largest rainforest in the world - shows that the Korean conglomerate POSCO Daewoo has continued to rapidly clear large areas of the rainforest for palm oil production at its palm oil plantation called PT Bio Inti Agrindo (PT BIA).

La destruction de parcs nationaux par l’industrie du chocolat révélée par une enquête

Une nouvelle enquête menée par Mighty Earth et intitulée L’amère déforestation du chocolat, révèle qu’une quantité importante du cacao avec lequel Mars, Nestlé, Hershey, Godiva et d’autres grandes marques fabriquent leur chocolat est cultivée illégalement dans des parcs nationaux et des aires protégées en Côte d’Ivoire et au Ghana.

Investigation Links Chocolate to Destruction of National Parks

A new investigation by Mighty Earth, “Chocolate’s Dark Secret,” finds that a large amount of the cocoa used in chocolate produced by Mars, Nestle, Hershey’s, Godiva, and other major chocolate companies was grown illegally in national parks and other protected areas in Ivory Coast and Ghana.

Samsung Breaks Business Ties with Notorious Indonesian Rainforest Destroyer Korindo

Environmental NGO Mighty Earth and consumer group SumOfUs announced victory today as Samsung declared that it has no plans to pursue a joint venture or any business with the Korean-Indonesian conglomerate, Korindo. The announcement comes on the heels of a two-month intensive online campaign calling on Samsung to drop the joint venture.

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp Found Using Paper Linked to Rainforest Destruction

The Australian NGO Markets for Change and Mighty Earth launched a campaign this week targeting News Corp Australia over its ties with rainforest destroyer Korindo. The organizations distributed parody newspapers of News Corp’s Australian properties The Courier Mail (“The Courier Fail”) and The Australian (The Not Australian).

Video release: “Burning Paradise” One Year Later

Mighty and Korea Federation for Environmental Movements (KFEM) release video showing how a year of citizen action around the world is creating pressure to stop the Korean-Indonesian conglomerate Korindo’s destruction of “the Land of the Tree Kangaroo”