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Destruction of Brazil's Amazon rainforests at record 12-year high

Fires and deforestation has ravaged an area twice the size of the city of Rio de Janeiro.

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How Britain's chicken addiction is driving deforestation in Brazil

ITV News has been able to track soy beans from Brazil to the UK, which are helped to feed the UK's insatiable appetite for chicken.

'Burning season' in the Amazon is well underway despite fire ban

Satellite data shows that between July 16 and August 15 more than 20,000 fires were recorded in the Amazon region - 15,000 of them in the first two weeks of August.