Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Armed-Police-Confront-Greenpeace-at-Port-27MZIFB1WK7.htmlConceptually similarAngry Soya Farmers Confront GreenpeaceGP0FDPCompleted★★★★Arctic Sunrise Blocks Discharge of Amazonian SoyaGP057HCompleted★★★★Arctic Sunrise Blocks Discharge of Amazonian SoyaGP0CBHCompleted★★★★Cargill Banner and Boat ActionGP0AQ4Completed★★★★Cargill Workers Confront Greenpeace on BoatGP0GE4Completed★★★★Forest Action Against Cargill SoyaGP014IVCompleted★★★★Action at Cargill Soya Facility in BrazilGP01B49Completed★★★★Action at Cargill Soya Facility in BrazilGP032CGCompleted★★★★Action at Cargill Soya Facility in BrazilGP032CHCompleted★★★★View AllGP07YYArmed Police Confront Greenpeace at PortGreenpeace activists are confronted by armed police during a Greenpeace protest against Cargill's illegal soya port in the Amazon rainforest. Police point guns at Greenpeace crew on inflatable boats. Soya expansion is one of the leading causes of deforestation in the Amazon as huge areas are destroyed to accommodate agricultural demand. The soya is exported to Europe for animal feed.Locations:Brazil-Pará-Santarém-South AmericaDate:19 May, 2006Credit:© Greenpeace / Ricardo BelielMaximum size:3188px X 2280pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Cargill-Day-Firearms-Forests (campaign title)-Greenpeace activists-Harbours-KWCI (GPI)-Outdoors-Police-Ports-Rigid inflatable boats-Small group of people-WeaponsShoot:Action against Cargill Soya in BrazilActions are taken against Cargill Soya Facility, responsible for the export of Amazonian soya which is the main cause of the deforestation of the Amazon Rainforest. The expansion of soya plantations in the region has meant the destruction of natural habitat as trees and forests are cleared to meet agricultural demand. Greenpeace confront Cargill at their illegal soya port. They are met with confrontation from farmers and police and some Greenpeace activists are attacked during the action. A protest is also made at Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) who sell chicken fed with Cargill soya which grown in these endangered areas.