Tag: cattle-ranching

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 […]