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Assentos de carro com couro ligados à destruição ilegal da floresta amazônica

Uma nova investigação da Agência de Investigação Ambiental (EIA), chamado “Desmatamento no assento dianteiro“, revelou como os assentos de couro utilizados por muitas das marcas mais emblemáticas de automóveis estão ligados ao desmatamento ilegal na Amazônia brasileira. Os investigadores da EIA analisaram documentos de transporte de gado do estado amazônico de Rondônia e realizaram entrevistas […]

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The Biden Administration Must Denounce Violent Repression in Peru

In just one month since the Dina Boluarte government came to power, at least 48 civilians have been killed in the context of social protests, 41 of them as the result of wounds caused by gunfire. Human rights groups have sharply criticized Peruvian security forces, which appear to be responsible for most of the deaths, […]

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Deforestation in the Driver’s Seat

Illegal Cattle Ranching, Amazon Deforestation, and the Automotive Leather Industry

The Amazon rainforest in Brazil is being razed for cattle ranching, much of it illegal, with dire consequences for indigenous peoples and traditional communities, biodiversity and the global climate. EIA’s investigation reveals the links between leather car seats for the global auto industry and cattle raised on illegally deforested land in the Brazilian Amazon. Through […]

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Leather car seats linked to illegal Amazon forest destruction

A new investigation by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), Deforestation in the Driver’s Seat, reveals how leather seats used in many of the most iconic car brands are linked to illegal deforestation  in the Brazilian Amazon.  Investigators analyzed cattle transport documents from the Amazon state of Rondônia and conducted interviews and field research to document […]

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Pueblos Indígenas presentan queja contra empresa Holandesa por deforestación ilegal en la Amazonía Peruana

LA HAYA, 1o DE DICIEMBRE DE 2022 – Hoy, los/las líderes y lideresas indígenas de AIDESEP y FECONAU presentaron una denuncia ante el Punto Nacional de Contacto (PNC) de las Directrices para Empresas Multinacionales de la OCDE en los Países Bajos contra Louis Dreyfus Company B.V., una compañía holandesa líder en el comercio de productos […]