Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Tag: deforestation

South America’s second-largest forest is also burning – and ‘environmentally friendly’...

Due to the some of the fastest deforestation in the world, this once enormous ecosystem may soon be gone outside of protected areas.

Decimation of the rainforests and the money men

A completely new approach to so-called development as part of far reaching systemic change is urgently needed.

‘The future of Earth is at risk’: New drone footage of...

"Global demand for meat is destroying the Amazon rainforest."

Worldwide deforestation rising despite bold commitments, report finds

“At five years on, we’re losing the battle.”

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...

Ethiopia plants 350 million trees in one day

Ethiopia has planted over 350 million trees as part of a national “green legacy” initiative to plant and grow 4 billion trees...

Exterminating the future: World outcry grows as Brazil rapidly expands deforestation...

New government data in Brazil shows that deforestation in the Amazon has dramatically increased since the far-right former military officer Jair Bolsonaro...

High-value opportunities exist to restore tropical rainforests around the world –...

Our study helps to highlight how restoring tropical forests can provide multiple benefits for people and nature.

Amazon infrastructure puts 68% of indigenous lands / protected areas at...

"The central point of this study is to show the need of acquiring an integral vision of the region to fight the destruction that has been taking place.”

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Trump is selling out America in Syria and beyond

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Homewreckers: How Wall Street, banks & Trump’s inner circle used the 2008 housing crash...

We speak with investigative reporter Aaron Glantz about his new book “Homewreckers,” which looks at the devastating legacy of the foreclosure crisis...