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Deforestation in palm oil supply chains

The Union of Concerned Scientists released the second annual update of its palm oil scorecard—“Fries, Face Wash, Forests”—showing fast food and store brand sectors lag behind in ensuring products are not linked to deforestation. More

Indonesia reduces rate of forest loss

New data released by Global Forest Watch shows a decline in loss of Indonesian primary forest in 2013, likely due in part to a moratorium on new licenses for forest conversion. More

New series explores forests, communities and development in the Amazon

The first of five episodes of Amazonia S/A premiered in Brazil, profiling the risks of unsustainable development on biodiversity and traditional communities. Watch the episode (in Portuguese) here.
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