Wall Street Ties to Amazon Depletion Mapped Out in New Report

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Some of Wall Street’s biggest banks aren’t fully accounting for the risks of doing business with oil and gas companies operating in the Amazon rainforest, according to a study by conservationists.

The report, published by Stand.earth Research Group, identifies six banks it says are responsible for almost half of all direct financing for oil and gas operations in Amazonia over the past 20 years.