Protect the Amazon rainforest

Last edited 22 October 2010 at 3:03pm

As the largest remaining rainforest on Earth, the Amazon rainforest is one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world; almost half of all known species live in the Amazon. Sadly, it's also experiencing one of the highest rates of deforestation on the planet. While our Amazon campaign has had some remarkable successes over the past few years, there is still much more to do to protect the Amazon.

Campaign updates

Burning Amazon rainforest: deforestation caused by fires so that forest can be c

Deforestation takes flight again in the Amazon

As some of us were heading off for the Easter holiday weekend, the Brazilian government was quietly releasing deforestation trends showing an increase in...
Posted by Jess Miller - 8 April, 2013 - 17:15 -

Forests Day: every day is Forest Day at Greenpeace

Today I will celebrate. And my friends in Greenpeace's forest campaign will celebrate too. But this is nothing different for us. We do this every day. But...
Posted by paulo adario - 21 March, 2013 - 12:14 -

Vertical catwalks in Milan as fashion brands get an eco-friendly make-over

It's about time that major fashion labels cleaned up their act. They're still using toxic chemicals and buying from companies that are chopping down...
Posted by Richardg - 26 February, 2013 - 17:48 -

Valentino proves that 'green' is the new 'black'

At the start of November, we threw down the gauntlet to 15 top Italian and French luxury fashion brands. We challenged them to clean up their products by...
Posted by Richardg - 8 February, 2013 - 14:03 -

Brazilian pig iron industry agrees measures to protect Amazon

Good news from the Amazon!  Today, the pig iron industry has committed to finally changing its ways – all seven pig iron companies in the Brazilian state...
Posted by Daniel Brindis - 3 August, 2012 - 11:37 -

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