Tag: Amazon Rainforest
Amazon at the crossroads: deforestation and climate change fuel disease risks.
“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.”
The findings, said one expert, “show that the uncertain future is happening now.”
“A forest cannot survive if its canopy needs more than 4 years to recover from a yearly [drought] event.”
Keeping forests standing is one of the most effective and important ways to keep the world below dangerous levels of warming.
Jair Bolsonaro’s aggressive deregulation and exploitation of the Amazon’s resources threatens the entire planet.
"The invaders think they can enter the indigenous reserve because of the government agenda."
A Greenpeace Brazil campaingner says the Bolsonaro government "makes efforts to deny the problems, not to face them."
When rain started to fall on the flames overtaking the area around the small Amazonian town of Lábrea, Brazil, Marcos Apurinã let...
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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