Tesco and M&S likely to have soya linked to deforestation in supply chains

Exclusive: UK supermarkets admit there may be soya-led deforestation in their supply chains due to problems with traceabilityRise of the ‘wonder bean’: from deforestation to your plateHome to the screaming hairy armadillo: the forest the world forgotTe…

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Toilet paper is getting less sustainable, researchers warn

Major brands are using less recycled paper, meaning more trees cut down unnecessarilyToilet paper – the one product that the majority of us use just once and flush away – is becoming less sustainable, according to research. Analysis from Ethical Consum…

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US-China soy trade war could destroy 13 million hectares of rainforest

Study suggests Brazil likely to rush to fill China’s sudden soy shortfall by boosting farmingThe Amazon rainforest could be the greatest casualty of the trade war between the United States and China, warns a new study showing how deforestation pressure…

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Wiped out: America’s love of luxury toilet paper is destroying Canadian forests

Major brands’ refusal to use sustainable materials is having a devastating impact on forests and climate, new report saysWe’re all becoming more aware about the damage single-use plastics and fast fashion has on the environment. Yet there is one produc…

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David Attenborough and Prince William take world leaders to task on environment

Davos 2019: broadcaster tells prince that humans have power to exterminate whole ecosystems ‘without even noticing’Sir David Attenborough has warned that humankind has the power to exterminate whole ecosystems “without even noticing”, and urged world l…

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‘Greenwash’: oil giant under fire over plan to protect tropical forests

Campaigners say move by Norway’s Equinor is an excuse to keep drilling for fossil fuelsOne of the world’s biggest oil companies is set to join the fight against deforestation in the tropics as part of its climate change efforts – but the the move has b…

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Iceland to let loose animatronic orangutan after Christmas ad ban

Retailer’s choice highlighting impact of palm oil production is deemed too political for TVIceland is to unleash a life-size animatronic orangutan on the streets of the UK after its Christmas advert highlighting the impact of palm oil production was ba…

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