New law to protect rainforests and clean up supply chains will fine UK companies linked to illegal deforestation

Large companies will face major fines if they cannot prove their supply chains are not linked to illegal deforestation, under a proposed UK government crackdown. The proposals would prohibit larger businesses operating in the UK from using products grown on land that was deforested illegally. These businesses would be required to carry out due diligence on their supply chains by publishing information to show where … Continue reading New law to protect rainforests and clean up supply chains will fine UK companies linked to illegal deforestation

Nucleário: Biodegradable seed planter that could help advance reforestation projects in Brazil and beyond

Brazilian company Nucleário has created a biodegradable seed planter – mimicing some of the features of a tropical rainforest’s own species to help saplings grow – offering a faster and more sustainable way to replant tropical rainforests. The biodegradable seed planter helps seedlings to grow by capturing, storing, and releasing water to the seedling as needed. It also provides a barrier to protect the seedling … Continue reading Nucleário: Biodegradable seed planter that could help advance reforestation projects in Brazil and beyond

Rainforests of the World [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

From the Amazon in South America to Daintree in Australia and Africa’s Congo Rainforest, there are hundreds of fascinating creatures and trees to be found in these rainforests, even though deforestation continues to put many species at risk of extinction. via Rainforests of the World [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading Rainforests of the World [Infographic] — ecogreenlove