Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Tag: Amazon Rainforest

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...

Amazon Rainforest deforestation at its worst – equivalent to the size...

While the new data still represents a 72 percent drop from 2004 when implementation of combative deforestation measures were put in place, the increased rate in the past 10 years has many worried.

Peru’s newest national park safeguards 2 million acres of Amazon Rainforest

The designation is intended to conserve the region's precious biodiversity and protect the sacred lands of the indigenous communities that live around Yaguas.

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Exxon wins New York climate fraud lawsuit

"Nothing in this opinion is intended to absolve ExxonMobil from responsibility for contributing to climate change through the emission of greenhouse gasses in the production of its fossil fuel products."

Nestlé’s go at privatizing town water shot down by Michigan appeals court

"Allowing a corporation to bottle our water just to sell it back to us is hardly an 'essential service.'"

Former Monsanto CEO must testify at Roundup cancer trial

Bayer, and Monsanto, still continue to claim their products’ safety even though the company has not been successful in convincing a jury yet.
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Shell, ExxonMobil, Chevron & BP could be legally & morally liable for climate crisis...

Climate activists have hailed the decision as a landmark victory for climate justice.