Indonesia's rainforest seen at risk from 2024 election handouts
Indonesia's deforestation rates have slowed in recent years but the Southeast Asian nation was still ranked fourth globally for primary tropical forest loss in 2022 by the nonprofit World Resources Institute.
Amazon nations fail to agree on deforestation goal at summit
Instead, a joint declaration creates an alliance for combating forest destruction, with countries left to pursue their own individual deforestation goals.
Amazon indigenous chief warns of disaster if deforestation not stopped
The Kayapo leader, who became globally known for his environmental campaigning in the 1980s with musician Sting at his side, says he has visions of disaster.
Malaysia, Indonesia freeze trade talks with EU over palm oil, says report
This will continue while they seek fairer treatment for small palm oil producers.
EU lawmakers back ban on goods linked to deforestation
The rules aim to eliminate deforestation from the supply chains of a range of everyday items sold in Europe.
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon hits October record ahead of govt change
From January to October, 9,494 sq km were cleared, equal to an area more than 12 times the size of New York City.
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon hits September record as fires spike
Satellite data from Brazilian space research agency INPE shows that 1,455 sq km were cleared in the Amazon last month, up 48% from a year ago.
Indonesia, Brazil biggest culprits in tropical forest loss linked to industrial mining, study says
Mines worldwide extract more than twice the amount of raw materials than they did in 2000, the study says.
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon through July hits fresh record
Government satellite data shows 5,474 sq km were cleared in the region from January to July, up 7.3% from the same period of last year, equal to an area seven times the size of New York City.
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon hits record for first half of 2022
The Amazon, the world's largest rainforest, contains vast amounts of carbon, which is released as trees are destroyed, warming the atmosphere and driving climate change.
Brazil sets new 6-month Amazon deforestation record
The world's largest tropical rainforest lost 3,750 sq km of jungle since the beginning of the year, the worst numbers for that period since record-keeping began in 2016.
Brazil deforestation shatters April record
More than 1,000 sq km of the world's biggest rainforest was destroyed, nearly double the previous high.