Andrew Wasley is an award-winning investigative journalist specialising in food issues

UK purchased £1bn of beef from firms tied to Amazon deforestation

The world’s biggest supplier of burgers has been fuelling the destruction of the Amazon rainforest by sourcing cattle from ranches linked to deforestation – and British companies are still buying thousands of tonnes of its beef.
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Revealed: rampant deforestation of Amazon driven by global greed for meat

The cows grazed under the midday Amazon sun, near a wooden bridge spanning a river. It was an idyllic scene of pastoral quiet, occasionally broken by a motorbike growling on the dirt road that cuts through part of the Lagoa do Triunfo cattle farm to a nearby community.
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Meat multinationals 'jeopardising Paris climate goals'

Meat companies may be “putting the implementation of the Paris agreement in jeopardy”, according to a groundbreaking index.
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Farm pollution

Farmers on the frontline of Poland's fracking rush

Chris Faulkner is an oil man. From Dallas, Texas. And his company, Breitling Oil and Gas, is a major player in the burgeoning shale gas sector. Faulkner is in London to give a presentation on whether Europe is the next shale gas hotspot, and to ask whether – if so – it has the necessary infrastructure to cope with a US style 'dash for gas'.
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Chemical warfare

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