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Slave labour in the Brazilian cattle ranching industry: the case of the Pantanal and the European market: Slave labour is prevalent in Brazil’s cattle ranching industry. This report investigates slavery on ranches in the Pantanal wetland, including some linked to JBS, the world’s largest meat producer.

Open letter calling on Lord Cameron to support greater protections for the Pantanal wetland: With COP 28 upon us, it is critical that the international community addresses current threats to the Pantanal, in recognition of the central role it plays in our ability to avoid catastrophic climate breakdown. Alongside MPs, peers and other NGOs in the UK and Brazil, we are calling on Lord Cameron, the UK's Foreign Secretary, to begin this process.

The impact of EU supply chains on deforestation and biodiversity in Brazil's Pantanal: a global wetland under threat: This research explores the role played by EU cattle supply chains in driving the conversion of native vegetation to pasture in the Pantanal biome, with a view to informing the European Commission’s impact assessment of the expansion of the EU Regulation on deforestation-free products to include Other Wooded Land and Other Natural Ecosystems.

EJF's recommendations for a just European Union carbon border adjustment mechanism: A carbon border adjustment mechanism, if implemented correctly, could be a positive force for decarbonising European consumption and driving emissions reductions worldwide.

Paradise lost? Protecting the Pantanal, a precious ecosystem in crisis: The Pantanal is the largest tropical wetland in the world, and as well as hosting a unique array of wildlife it is an important carbon store, helping to regulate global climate. It is under imminent threat of destruction: the briefing lays out how progressive policy from the EU could help.

Warum kommerzielle Märkte für Wildtiere verbieten?: Das Verbot kommerzieller Märkte für Wildtiere wird eine weitere tödliche Pandemie nicht unmöglich machen, doch es ist ein erster Schritt auf dem Weg, sie unwahrscheinlicher zu machen. EJF unterstützt die Empfehlung von medizinischen Fachleuten, Gesundheitsexpert*innen und Naturschützer*innen und fordert ein globales und dauerhaftes Verbot kommerzieller Märkte für Wildtiere.

Viral diseases from wildlife in China: Could SARS happen again?: Originally published in 2003 in the wake of SARS, this report reviewed zoonotic viruses that transmit from animals to humans. The report warned that China was the most likely candidate for the next novel zoonotic virus. The report shows the the Covid-19 pandemic was predictable and key lessons were missed.

Mangroves: Nature's Defence Against Tsunamis: A report on the impact of mangrove loss and shrimp farm development on coastal defence.

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