Cerrado Stories

  • Mapping global rangelands to save vital ecosystems

    WWF Magazine: Spring 2022
    Rangelands cover 54% of the planet’s land surface and millions of people depend on them for their livelihoods and food security. Despite their significance, only 12% of rangelands are protected
    Muddy riverside
  • Saving the Cerrado, Brazil’s vital savanna

    January 25, 2018

    As of Jan. 25, 61 of the world's largest food companies have committed to working to halt deforestation in the Cerrado. 

    fields in the Cerrado
  • Celebrating the biggest conservation wins of 2017

    As 2017 comes to a close, we’re taking a moment to highlight some of our biggest conservation successes of the year. And we couldn’t have done it without your support.

    Myanmar Elephant Restricted Campaign
  • The story of soy

    December 14, 2016

    Behind beef, soy is the second largest agricultural driver of deforestation worldwide. From the Northern Great Plains of the U.S. to the Amazon of Brazil, forests, grasslands, and wetlands are being plowed up to make room for more soy production. 

    Mass soybean harvesting at a farm in Brazil
  • Soy: The Biggest Food Crop We Never Talk About

    WWF Magazine: Winter 2015
    It has slipped quietly into much of what we consume—and its production is straining ecosystems around the world.