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BURNED: Deception, Deforestation and America’s Biodiesel Policy

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February 2018 | Report

This report by Mighty Earth and Action Aid USA provides a dramatic on-the-ground glimpse of the unintended negative consequences of food-based biofuels. It shows that instead of driving large-scale climate solutions, the RFS has largely served as a mandate for corn ethanol and food-based biodiesel production, including soy and palm biodiesel produced overseas... Read More »

Chocolate's Dark Secrets

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September 2017 | Report

A new investigation by Mighty Earth, “Chocolate’s Dark Secret,” finds that a large amount of the cocoa used in chocolate produced by Mars, Nestle, Hershey’s, Godiva, and other major chocolate companies was grown illegally in national parks and other protected areas in Ivory Coast and Ghana. The countries are the world’s two largest cocoa producers... Read More »

La Segunda Revolución Verde

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September 2015 |

Colombia has a major opportunity to grow economically without sacrificing its extraordinary forests, wetlands, and savannah. ... Read More »

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