France to end tax breaks for palm oil in biofuel
Critics say that using palm oil in biofuel adds to deforestation in tropical countries
Can global corporations meet 2020 no-deforestation pledge?
GLOBAL-PALMOIL/FACTBOX (UPDATE 1, FACTBOX):UPDATE 1-Can global corporations meet 2020 no-deforestation pledge?
INTERVIEW-Brands urged to think bigger on saving forests as 2020 goal looms
Many multinationals that use palm oil have relied on green certification schemes, but this alone will not stop forests being cut down to grow commodities, warns Consumer Goods Forum
FACTBOX-Can global corporations meet 2020 no-deforestation pledge?
The Thomson Reuters Foundation asked international companies that make consumer goods for an update on their progress
Brands urged to think bigger on saving forests as 2020 goal looms
GLOBAL-PALMOIL/FORESTS (UPDATE 1, INTERVIEW):UPDATE 1-Brands urged to think bigger on saving forests as 2020 goal looms
Climate activists protest at Blackrock over investments in the Amazon
Activists unfurled a banner with the slogan 'Stop financing deforestation'
INTERVIEW-Wildlife-loving Gabon minister seeks to stamp out illegal logging
"Maintaining forests is the most cost-effective way of dealing with climate change," said Gabon's new environment minister
Grain traders oppose end of Brazil's soy ban in Amazon rainforest
Farmers say so-called soy moratorium is more restrictive than current legislation, which allows for a land owner in the Amazon to clear up to 20% of the land for agriculture
Indigenous leader calls for EU action against firms over Brazil deforestation
Brazil's president has vowed to open up protected lands to economic development, leading campaigners to warn of a looming crisis in the face of increased invasions by armed loggers
Rains bring some relief to surging deforestation in Brazil's Amazon
BRAZIL-ENVIRONMENT/ (GRAPHIC, PIX):Rains bring some relief to surging deforestation in Brazil's Amazon