The meat sold in restaurants and supermarkets around the world is driving destruction of the forests and savannas of South America. The meat industry grab the traditional lands of indigenous communities to turn them into soybean monocultures to provide animal feed. Mighty Earth is organizing around the world to show supermarkets and restaurants that people don’t want to eat meat that’s linked to destruction of native ecosystems or abuse of indigenous people, and channel development onto previously cleared lands instead.

Updates

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.

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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.

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France announces new five-year climate plan that puts end to “imported deforestation” of products like palm oil and soy


Last week, Ecology Minister Nicolas Hulot laid out France’s new “climate plan” which includes greater efforts to protect the world’s tropical rainforests in the Amazon, West Africa, and Southeast Asia.

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Burger King Commits to Stop Destroying Rainforests…in 13 Years


Burger King released new environmental commitments today following a joint campaign by Mighty Earth, Union of Concerned Scientists, Rainforest Foundation Norway, and SumOfUs.

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Germany’s Mystery Meat: Despite Grown in Germany marketing, investigation shows large companies selling meat connected to the destruction of Amazon rainforest


The animal feed used to raise German livestock is driving deforestation across Latin America, according a new analysis by environmental group Mighty Earth.

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Still At It


Cargill and Bunge Caught Destroying the Equivalent of 10,000 Football Fields for the Global Meat Trade

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We Need Your Help to Stop the King of Deforestation


You’ve liked, shared, commented and rallied. Here's what else you can do to stop deforestation in Latin America.

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Engajamundo Rallies Outside Sao Paulo Burger King


Look at inspiring photos of the Brazilian environmental youth activist group in action.

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Cargill and Bunge face escalating pressure to clean up supply chain


In the wake of Mighty Earth’s Ultimate Mystery Meat report, soy traders Bunge and Cargill are facing escalating pressure for supply chain reform from their customers, investors, and the public around the globe.

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Activists Demonstrate Nationwide Against Burger King Deforestation Links


From White Plains, New York to Austin, Texas, conscientious consumers stood together to protest Burger King’s lack of any meaningful sustainability policy.

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Une enquête révèle l’implication d’une chaine de fast-food et de géants de l’agrobusiness dans une entreprise de déforestation à grande échelle en Amérique latine


Des analyses satellites, des vidéos captées par des drones et des entretiens sur le terrain témoignent des répercussions énormes de la production mondiale de viande sur les écosystèmes d’Amérique latine

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New Investigation Exposes Extensive Deforestation in Latin America Connected to Burger King and Major American Agribusinesses


A new report, released today by Mighty Earth and Rainforest Foundation Norway (RFN), details findings of an investigation into Burger King and two major soy producers found in its supply chain, Cargill and Bunge.

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Organizers Rally to Ask Burger King to Stop Destroying Forests for Fast Food


On Tuesday, organizers in seven cities gathered at their local Burger King to protest the burger giant's deforestation for soy. Below is the press release for the rally in Miami, Florida.

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