L’Amazonie s’approche du point de bascule: il y a urgence !

La déforestation explose et la forêt amazonienne peine à se régénérer. D’immenses étendues, riches d’une biodiversité unique au monde, pourraient se transformer en savane. Certains scientifiques parlent de “point de bascule”, qui pourrait radicalement modifier non seulement la région mais le monde dans lequel nous vivons. 

European Supermarkets fail to act on deforestation-linked soy

Major European supermarkets Tesco, Carrefour, Asda, Lidl and Sainsbury’s have been urged to drop key global soy companies after an investigation by Mighty Earth found over 27,000 hectares of deforestation on soy farms in the threatened Cerrado savannah in Brazil.

Statement on Cargill’s “Scaling Back” Russian Business

Cargill’s announcement today that it is “scaling back” its Russian business activities and stopping investment is a “step in the right direction.” Still, Cargill now needs to pull out entirely, according to Ukrainian and global conservation leaders.

Mighty Earth’s new monitoring data reveals deforestation connected to soy trader and meatpackers in Brazil more than doubled over two-year period

Mighty Earth’s new monitoring data reveals deforestation connected to soy trader and meatpackers in Brazil more than doubled over two-year period

The largest soy traders and meatpackers in Brazil have failed on their promises to end deforestation in their supply chains and continue to do business with suppliers that are destroying rainforests and savanna. 

Beef Scorecard: Global Food Brands Failing to Address Largest Driver of Deforestation

The world's top supermarket and fast-food companies are largely ignoring the environmental and human rights abuses caused by their beef products.

Bolivia leaders and international organizations join forces to rescue Bolivian forests

Between 2017 and 2021, 600 civil society leaders and Bolivian organizations signed El Pacto del Bosque. Today they are joined by more than 20 international organizations that agree on the urgent need to find real solutions to stop the alarming deforestation rates in Bolivia

Ramping Up Pressure on ADM & Bunge’s Board to Cut Off Deforestation

Mighty Earth has been campaigning for years to hold these ADM and Bunge accountable for stopping deforestation and is calling on ADM and Bunge’s Board to immediately implement the practices necessary to address concerns brought forth by these shareholder proposals.

Ending U.S. Companies’ Complicity in Illegal Deforestation

Today, Mighty Earth joined with a number of civil society organizations to call on Congress and the Biden-Harris administration to "pass legislation to prevent agricultural commodities produced on illegally deforested land from entering the U.S. market and establish due diligence requirements on relevant commodity imports."

Amazon indigenous communities and international NGOs sue supermarket giant Casino/Pão de Açúcar/Éxito over deforestation and human rights violations

Indigenous peoples from the Brazilian and Colombian Amazon and non-governmental organizations from France and the US today filed a lawsuit in the Saint-Etienne court against global retail giant Groupe Casino over selling beef products linked to deforestation and land grabbing.