Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Tag: Amazon fires

While the Amazon burns, Brazil’s indigenous peoples rise up

A record outbreak of fires is incinerating the Amazon, the largest remaining tropical rainforest in the world, which is home to at least one in...

Activists follow the money fueling Amazon fires

While the world watches in horror as fires rage on in the Amazon, activists are shining a light on the big businesses...

Indigenous organization demand action to halt the destruction of the Amazon

Devastating wild fires have destroyed nearly 1 million hectares in Bolivia.

It’s not just Brazil’s Amazon rainforest that’s ablaze – Bolivian fires...

Up to 800,000 hectares of the unique Chiquitano forest were burned to the ground in Bolivia between August 18 and August 23. That’s more...

We are facing a global emergency in the Amazon. Here’s what...

Called "the lungs of the Earth", the Amazon rainforest and its lush trees make roughly 20% of the oxygen on Earth. Yet, right...

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Veteran journalist Bill Moyers says he fears for the nation’s survival

“All th’s needed for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.”

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

The greatest scam in history: How the energy companies took us all

Think of it as the climate-change scam that beat science, big time.