Devastated rainforest in Ivory Coast. Image courtesy of Mighty Earth

World’s biggest chocolate manufacturers driving rampant deforestation in Ivory Coast

Friday, September 15th, 2017

The global chocolate trade is driving widespread illegal deforestation in Ivory Coast, according to a recent investigation which traced the cocoa supply chain from plantations in protected areas to chocolate manufacturers including Nestlé, Mars, Ferrero and Mondelez.

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Illegal cocoa and palm plantations cause $111m damage in Peruvian Amazon

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Peru’s National Forest and Wildlife Service produced an estimate of the damage in a technical report that has been submitted to the environmental prosecutor.

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