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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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U.S. Proposes to Slash Super-Greenhouse Gases in New Refrigerators and Air Conditioners

Washington DC— Responding to a petition from EIA and others, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a proposed rulemaking to ban the use of many super-pollutant hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in new air conditioners, refrigeration as well as foams and aerosols. The estimated additional emission reductions of the rule are up to 903 million […]

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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 […]

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Indigenous peoples file complaint against Dutch trader over illegal deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon

THE HAGUE, DECEMBER 1, 2022 – Today, indigenous leaders of AIDESEP and FECONAU filed a complaint to the National Contact Point (NCP) of the OECD Guidelines in the Netherlands against Louis Dreyfus Company B.V., a major Dutch-based leader in trade of agricultural commodities. The case also has the support of a coalition of Peruvian and […]