IN DEPTH: Pressure on EU mounts as Amazon destruction continues

With the Amazon rainforest facing a fresh surge in clearances, campaigners have urged the EU to commit to stringent new measures to crack down on produce from deforested areas entering European supply chains.

by Simon Pickstone
Aerial view of about 900 logs of wood seized by the Amazon Military Police that had been cut from the Amazon rainforest by illegal loggers (Photo by RICARDO OLIVEIRA/AFP via Getty Images)
Aerial view of about 900 logs of wood seized by the Amazon Military Police that had been cut from the Amazon rainforest by illegal loggers (Photo by RICARDO OLIVEIRA/AFP via Getty Images)

Sign in to continue

Sign in

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here

Email: subs@endseurope.com

Call: 020 8267 8120

Register for
Free Trial

  • 14 days limited access to subscriber-only content
  • Free ENDS Europe Daily email bulletin

Register

Subscribe

Prices on request

  • Full access to endseurope.com for 12 months
  • Infringements Dashboard - Understand how current environmental directives are being interpreted and where the pitfalls are for member states
  • Individual and bespoke multi-user packages available

See all benefits