Indigenous leaders urge EU to protect forest homeland

By |november 13th, 2019|Amazon, deforestation, forests, imported deforestation, logging, News, soy|

Brazilian indigenous leaders pleaded Tuesday (12 November) with European lawmakers to protect the Amazon and the communities living there, warning that the West's insatiable appetite was risking the health of the planet.

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Money to Burn

By |oktober 9th, 2019|corporate responsibility, deforestation, Frans Timmermans, News|

Harmful EU financing driving deforestation shows the need for Commissioner designate Frans Timmermans to commit to new rules on corporate responsibility for deforestation and environmental harm, writes Giulia Bondi.

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Trees for goals: the teenager playing to end deforestation

By |september 30th, 2019|2019 UN climate summit, Climate Change, deforestation, football, Greta Thunberg, News, single-use plastics|

Lesein, a 15-year-old Kenyan, is one of the thousands of youngsters around the globe who have joined Greta Thunberg in her fight against climate change. He has been planting trees for every goal he scores since 2018, as his way of contributing to the fight.

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Europe’s overloaded land is driving forest destruction and climate breakdown

By |september 27th, 2019|agricultural land, Amazon rainforest, deforestation, News|

Europe’s hunger for land is driving deforestation around the world, and makes the EU complicit in the Amazon fires. To save the Amazon and fight climate breakdown, EU farming policy has to change, writes Marco Contiero.

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What the European Parliament must do the halt destruction of the Amazon and climate breakdown

By |september 20th, 2019|climate action, deforestation, European Commission, News, supply chains|

EU lawmakers should show global leadership by legislating to ensure that companies' supply chains and investments are not linked to deforestation, environmental harm and human rights abuses, writes Giulia Bondi.

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Global appetite for beef, soy fuels Amazon fires

By |avgust 26th, 2019|Amazon, Brazil, deforestation, EU-Mercosur, News, soy|

Two of the industries involved in the infernos consuming the Amazon rainforest and drawing the attention of global powers gathered at the G7 meeting in France are familiar to diners worldwide: soy and beef.

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Is the EU-Mercosur deal being highjacked by premature criticism?

By |julij 25th, 2019|agriculture, deforestation, Donald Trump, EU, EU-Mercosur, European Parliament, free trade, free trade agreement, Jair Bolsonaro, Martin Häusling, News|

Almost a month ago, the European Commission signed a free trade agreement with the South American trade alliance Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay). Since then, criticism has hailed, and not only from protectionists. EURACTIV Germany re...

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German development minister: To protect the Amazon rainforest, greater commitment is needed

By |julij 15th, 2019|Amazon rainforest, Brazil, climate protection, deforestation, European Union, Gerd Mueller, Germany, Jair Bolsonaro, News|

In an interview with EURACTIV's media partner Deutsche Welle, Germany's Economic Cooperation and Development Minister Gerd Müller spoke about his trip to Brazil and Germany's role in stopping the Amazon rainforest' continued deforestation.

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Human society under urgent threat from loss of Earth’s natural life

By |maj 7th, 2019|Biodiversity, deforestation, ecosystems, endangered species, EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy, IBPES, Invasive Species, Meat, News, overfishing|

A landmark UN report published yesterday (6 May) reveals 1 million species are at risk of extinction, with agriculture and fishing the primary causes of the deterioration, which also threatens humankind. EURACTIV's media partner, The Guardian, reports.

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French low-carbon label plants seeds of agricultural and forestry transition

By |april 26th, 2019|agroforestry, deforestation, émissions de gaz à effet de serre, environment, forest management, forests, France, greenhouse gas emissions, negative emission technologies, News, reforestation|

A new label aims to encourage the emergence of projects that reduce and sequester greenhouse gas emissions. EURACTIV’s partner le Journal de l’Environnement reports.

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