Amazon’s indigenous people ‘at risk as deforestation surges in tribal lands’

Advocacy group Instituto Socioambiental notes between January and October this year, more than 24,000 hectares of forest were cleared illegally within indigenous lands

Tesco commits £10m to tackle soy-related deforestation

The supermarket will provide financial incentives to encourage farmers in Brazil’s Cerrado forest to produce soy only on existing agricultural land

EU lends €100m for energy efficiency and renewables in Brazil

The implementation of the projects are expected to create around 700 jobs

Worker injured after GE wind turbine collapses

The accident at the Delta 6 wind park in Brazil took place on 3rd September

Could Amazon wildfire see Brazil banned from FIFA World Cup?

A newly-launched petition aims to do exactly that, if President Jair Bolsonaro refuses to tackle the environmental catastrophe

Apple CEO commits company to Amazon rainforest donation

Tim Cook tweeted: ‘It’s devastating to see the fires and destruction ravaging the Amazon rainforest, one of the world’s most important ecosystems’

Brazil to reject $20m of G7 aid for Amazon rainforest fires

French President Emmanuel Macron said the funds would be made available immediately to tackle the blazes

Jair Bolsonaro: ‘Pooping every other day could save the planet”

The Brazilian President offered the strange advice when asked whether it was possible to simultaneously pursue agricultural development and safeguard the environment

BP and Bunge bond over bioenergy in Brazil

The joint venture aims to become a highly efficient producer of sugarcane ethanol and generate renewable electricity

Lightsource BP acquires major solar assets in Brazil

It has bought around 2GW of greenfield solar projects that are at various development stages