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The forest in your chocolate

Global demand for chocolate, not least during the holiday season, has devoured tropical forests where cocoa trees grow.

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Hundreds of companies promised to help save forests. Did they?

Hundreds of companies promised to help save forests. Did they?

Cargill, Nestle, Carrefour and others pledged to reach net-zero deforestation in their supply chains by 2020.

EU seeks to block import of commodities that drive deforestation

EU seeks to block import of commodities that drive deforestation

The new rules would affect coffee, cocoa, soy, beef, palm oil and wood, along with products made from those materials, such as furniture and chocolate.
Deforestation is a crime

Deforestation is a crime

A new bipartisan bill would treat it that way.
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Rainforest Alliance aims to help ethical growers get climate-smart

Upgraded certification scheme, covering over 2 million farmers, will use technology to help them adapt to climate change, protect forests and spot social risks
‘Going in the wrong direction': More tropical forest loss in 2019
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‘Going in the wrong direction': More tropical forest loss in 2019

Brazil was responsible for more than a third of the total global loss in 2019.
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