Operation reveals group sophistication that worketh deforestation and land grabbing for livestock and soybeans in southwestern Pará state.
Soy moratorium is renewed indefinitely in the Brazilian Amazon
Commitment will only end when no longer needed. 10 years ago, deforestation pact was made between companies, civil society and government.
Booming soy industry could threaten Brazil’s climate commitments
Soy production is booming — but researchers are warning that the soy industry’s rise could be the downfall of Brazil’s climate commitments.
Endangered forests shrink due to increased demand for soy
In order to track trade routes from specific production regions to specific consumer markets, project have developed a prediction algorithm they call the SEI-PCS model, which stands for Spatially Explicit Information on Production to Consumption Systems.
With moratorium on Amazon, soy exported to Europe migrates to Cerrado
Project connects information about commoditiessince production, customs and trade to track the entire production chain – from the producer to the end consumer
Researchers argue extension of soy moratorium in Brazil
Study on the Soy Moratorium shows the positive impact of the agreement and suggests not only keep iy, but extending it to protect the Cerrado.
National Geographic Magazine: Farming the Amazon
Industrial-scale soybean producers are joining loggers and cattle ranchers in the land grab, speeding up destruction and further fragmenting the great Brazilian wilderness.
Global Post: They razed paradise and put up a soybean lot
Brazil’s agro powers are excited to be edging closer to soy giant the United States. But environmentalists say there’s another reason to be very afraid for the rain forest.
Brazilian soy industry extends deforestation moratorium
Soy traders and producers in the Brazilian Amazon agreed to extend a moratorium on soybeans produced in recently deforested areas for another year.
Fires make space for soy in the Araguaia region
New fire mapping details how Amazon rainforest has been destroyed in advancing agricultural frontier in northeastern Mato Grosso.