« I think it`s clear. » If we did nothing now, if we simply did things procedurally and had this agreement ratified, it is possible that it would not be ratified, which would be an unfortunate result. That is why we need to see what are the preconditions or prior commitments of Mercosur to ensure a successful ratification of the agreement. In a separate study of the cattle export market in the Amazon and neighboring Cerrado, a region not covered by the agreement, Trase, a research group that studies commodity supply chains, said JBS beef exports contributed to an estimated 100 square kilometers of deforestation per year between 2015 and 2017. Ten years ago, an agreement was reached to help put an end to this devastating record of ecological arson. Based on an analysis of publicly available property records and on-site interviews with hundreds of farmers in the Amazon, researchers at the University of Wisconsin found that at least 15 percent of indirect suppliers to the three large meat packers have continued to clear land since the 2009 agreement was signed. Seven Amazon countries on Friday signed a pact to protect the world`s largest rainforest in response to the record number of wildfires that have passed through the Amazon rainforest this summer, Reuters reported. Presidents and representatives of the Amazon have agreed to coordinate rainforest conservation measures, as wildfires continue to ravage the Amazon rainforest. More than 80,000 fires have broken out this year in the Amazon rainforest. M.
Marfrig said it was fully respecting the agreement and was working to « develop new solutions to fuel a deforestation-free supply chain. » Several international retailers said they were suspending the purchase of Brazilian leather due to links between livestock and fires that are destroying parts of the Amazon rainforest. Fazenda Canaã, a 2,700-hectare farm that was pruned from the reserve`s rainforest around 2013, has made no effort to hide. The jungle that had stood on these lands was replaced by an open savannah – pastures for his 400 cattle. He said: « We know that there are a number of concerns, especially with regard to deforestation in the Amazon and the compliance of the Mercosur countries with the Paris Agreement [on the climate emergency], and we must impose this because we share these concerns on the side of the [European] Commission. SERRA DO CACHIMBO BIOLOGICAL RESERVE, Brazil (F) — A smoky, sweltering mist was propelling a lush tropical forest reserve in the Amazon, Brazil, last month as fires set by herders illegally exploiting protected land spread through the jungle. For Greenpeace, the agreement offered a solution to one of the main causes of rainforest destruction: according to the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, the cattle industry is responsible for up to 80% of grubbing-up in recent years. . . .