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Tag: Amazon Rainforest

Amazon’s alarm: The rainforest’s role in pandemic outbreaks and planetary health

Amazon at the crossroads: deforestation and climate change fuel disease risks.

Why Brazil’s upcoming presidential election could determine the future of the...

“I don’t say this lightly as a scientist, but this is the most important election ever in Brazil for the Amazon and its survival.”

‘Biggest story in the world right now’: Humanity has flipped Amazon...

The findings, said one expert, “show that the uncertain future is happening now.”

Amazon rainforest will collapse by 2064, new study predicts

“A forest cannot survive if its canopy needs more than 4 years to recover from a yearly [drought] event.”

Amazon ‘women warriors’ show gender equality, forest conservation go hand in...

Keeping forests standing is one of the most effective and important ways to keep the world below dangerous levels of warming.

As Amazonian wildfire season approaches, we must protect the vulnerable forest

Jair Bolsonaro’s aggressive deregulation and exploitation of the Amazon’s resources threatens the entire planet.

Brazil using pandemic as smokescreen for new attacks on the Amazon,...

"The invaders think they can enter the indigenous reserve because of the government agenda."

As Amazon rainforest burns, Brazil’s environment minister to meet US group...

A Greenpeace Brazil campaingner says the Bolsonaro government "makes efforts to deny the problems, not to face them."

Brazil’s indigenous peoples have long united against deforestation

When rain started to fall on the flames overtaking the area around the small Amazonian town of Lábrea, Brazil, Marcos Apurinã let...

Record number of fires burning in Amazon rainforest

There are a record number of wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforest, Brazil's space agency has said. Their smoke is visible from space and shrouded the...

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Take the best cognitive test, Joe. Ace it—then fortify support, win nomination, then slam/shame...

Are we all not flying blind with two geriatrics on display (though the right-wing cares not at all).

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.

Sen. Peter Welch calls for Biden to step aside amid concerns of Trump victory

Vermont Senator Peter Welch urges President Joe Biden to withdraw from the 2024 race, citing potential harm to Democrats’ chances and concerns over Biden’s age and performance.

Ocasio-Cortez files impeachment articles against Justices Thomas and Alito amid ethics scandals

Liberal Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduces impeachment articles against Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito, citing undisclosed gifts and conflicts of interest.

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.