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Forest Section News Archives - Aidenvironment
Cattle-driven deforestation in Brazil
Forest Section News, Highlights, News

Aidenvironment supports Washington Post’s investigation into illegal deforestation of the Amazon by JBS, Brazil’s largest beef company

The Washington Post published an article, Devouring the Rainforest, with the support of Aidenvironment exposing illegal deforestation of the Amazon by the Brazilian beef sectors’ largest actor JBS.

By Judith Knibbe 2 weeks ago
Forest Section News, Highlights, News

Five Tree Plantation Companies Responsible for 3,000 ha of Forest Clearing First Quarter 2022

Five industrial tree plantations companies in Indonesia contributed to almost 3,000 ha of forest loss in the first quarter 2022. Four of the companies operate in Kalimantan, with one Sumatra. The group companies responsible for the clearings are Alas Kusuma, Nusantara Fiber, PT Hutan Produksi Lestari, Jhonlin Group, and PT Toba Pulp Lestari (affiliated with Royal Golden Eagle).

By Judith Knibbe 4 weeks ago
Forest Section News, Highlights, News

Fire Alerts on Industrial Tree Concessions show the Need for Community Engagement

Ten industrial tree concessions together had over 1,500 NASA fire alerts on their concessions in Indonesia’s dry season of 2021, analysis by Aidenvironment shows. Aidenvironment investigated all industrial tree concessions in Indonesia, to identify the companies with highest number of fire alerts.

By Judith Knibbe 4 weeks ago
Chain Reaction Research, Forest Section News, Highlights, News

BrasilAgro to Convert Over 10,000 Hectares of Cerrado Forest

BrasilAgro, a Brazilian rural real estate firm and soy producer, has plans to convert at least 10,000 hectares (ha) of Cerrado native vegetation for livestock and grain production, which include the drilling of several large-capacity wells.

By Judith Knibbe 1 month ago
Forest Section News, Highlights, News

Aidenvironment launches Second Supply Chain Transparency Report Featuring Largest Commodity Companies

Today, Aidenvironment published their second Real-time Deforestation Monitoring (RDM) report that sheds light on 13,930 hectares of deforestation and fire events linked to soy traders and meatpackers in the Amazon and Cerrado biomes in Brazil.

By Judith Knibbe 1 month ago
Forest Section News, Highlights, News

Aidenvironment joins Private Sector Roundtable with NICFI’s Satellite Data Program

The Norway’s International Climate & Forests Initiative (NICFI) Satellite Data Program provides high-resolution satellite imagery of the global tropics to help reduce and reverse tropical forest loss. A key goal of the program is to help advance solutions that reduce pressure on forests from global markets. The virtual roundtable event focused on the post- Glasgow Declaration context, and the role of geospatial solutions in helping meet zero-deforestation goals.

By Judith Knibbe 2 months ago
Chain Reaction Research, Forest Section News, Highlights, News

Palm Oil Investors in Africa struggle with Community Pressure

Aidenvironment recently published its Chain Reaction Research report on palm oil developments in Africa.  The report inspired a Mongabay article published today on how in West and Central Africa, palm oil investors buckle under community pressure. 

By Judith Knibbe 2 months ago
Chain Reaction Research, Forest Section News, Highlights, News

African oil palm expansion slows, but reputation risks remain

Although West and Central Africa have been promising regions for large-scale palm oil production, expansion has not gone as planned. Under its Chain Reaction Research consortium, Aidenvironment published its latest report on palm oil developments in Africa.  

By Judith Knibbe 2 months ago
Soy production in Brazil
Forest Section News, Highlights, News

Aidenvironment launches new supply chain​ transparency report featuring largest commodity companies

Aidenvironment published a Real-time Deforestation Monitoring (RDM) report that sheds light on 21,265 hectares of deforestation linked to soy traders and meatpackers in the Cerrado biome in Brazil.

By Judith Knibbe 3 months ago
industrial timber plantation
Forest Section News, Highlights, News, Pulp and Paper

Four Indonesian pulp and paper companies responsible for 11,000 hectares of forest loss in 2021

Four pulp and paper companies in Indonesia were responsible for 11,000 hectares of forest clearing during 2021.

By Judith Knibbe 3 months ago