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05 08 2020 | 08:04

Miombo woodlands: ‘Forgotten’ southern African dryland forests.

Missing from the global discourse on climate change and biodiversity When Paula Whyte, a technical advisor for Tanzania-based non-governmental organization Mpingo Conservation and Development…

30 06 2020 | 09:01

Either we change or we die': the radical farming project in the Amazon

A growing movement for sustainable agriculture in Brazil has taken on new urgency with the coronavirus pandemic. The cumaru trees could have been planted elsewhere in this Amazon reserve, where they…

29 06 2020 | 07:18

How an Environmental Justice Documentary Is Building Solidarity in the Midst of the Racial and Health Crisis

A soon-to-be-released feature film exemplifies how independent media initiatives can be powerful tools for social and environmental justice organizing.

29 06 2020 | 07:07

Funds With $3.7 Trillion Warn Brazil of Investor Backlash.

Institutional investors managing about $3.7 trillion in assets want Brazil to abandon a proposal they say will add to deforestation and violate the rights of indigenous groups in the Amazon.

26 06 2020 | 06:57

Amazon to Start $2 Billion Fund to Back Climate Technologies.

Amazon.com Inc. is investing $2 billion on “sustainable and decarbonizing technologies” in an effort to eliminate its carbon footprint.

18 06 2020 | 06:41

To Stop Amazon Deforestation, Brazilian Groups Take Bolsonaro to Court.

Civil society groups and public prosecutors in Brazil are taking President Jair Bolsonaro's government to court for failing to protect the Amazon rainforest, adding pressure to an administration…

13 06 2020 | 09:01

Meat giants selling to UK linked to Brazil farms in deforested Amazon reserve.

Greenpeace report shows cattle indirectly sold to JBS, Marfrig and Minerva came from protected Serro Ricardo Franco park.

15 05 2020 | 06:44

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon Increases for 13th Consecutive Month.

Despite the global economic slowdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon appears to be continuing largely unabated with forest clearing over the past 12 months…

15 05 2020 | 06:36

Amazon executive 'quit in dismay' at sacking of climate activists.

Tim Bray decries 'vein of toxicity running through company culture' after resigning from US online retail giant An Amazon executive claims to have quit his job "in dismay" at the recent dismissal of…

07 05 2020 | 07:25

Forest fire season is coming. How can we stop the Amazon burning?

We found the first fire without looking, crackling and roaring on farmland beside the busy Amazon highway, the flames consuming a road sign with its name – BR-163 – lying in the grass. Trucks…

13 04 2020 | 07:08

Wildlife destruction 'not a slippery slope but a series of cliff edges'.

New study finds ocean ecosystems likely to collapse in 2020s and land species in 2040s unless global warming stemmed. Wildlife species will die out and natural ecosystems collapse in the near future…

01 04 2020 | 09:53

Brazil scales back environmental enforcement amid coronavirus outbreak.

Experts fear efforts to protect field agents from virus could lead to surge in deforestation. Brazil will reduce efforts to fight environmental crimes during the coronavirus outbreak, despite…

18 02 2020 | 08:50

Jeff Bezos: World's richest man pledges $10bn to fight climate change.

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos has pledged $10bn (£7.7bn) to help fight climate change. The world's richest man said the money would finance work by scientists, activists and other groups. He said: "I want…

14 02 2020 | 08:42

Amazon Rainforest - Carbon sink or carbon source?

For decades, scientists have warned of an ‘Amazon tipping-point’: the point at which the forest loses its ability to renew itself and begins to emit more carbon than it absorbs.

20 11 2019 | 05:05

Amazon deforestation 'at highest level in a decade'.

Almost 10,000 sq kms lost in year to August, according to Brazilian government data. Deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon has hit the highest annual level in a decade, according to new government…

27 09 2019 | 10:38

Amazon commits to being carbon neutral by 2040.

Amazon has announced they will be net zero by 2040, to align with goals set at the Paris Agreement. The multinational technology company has pledged to be net zero by 2040 along with a number of…

19 09 2019 | 08:02

Deforestation damage goes far beyond the Amazon.

West Africa and Congo basin are hotspots for forest loss but receive lower global attention.

02 09 2019 | 11:04

U-turn: Bolsonaro open to foreign aid to fight Amazon fires.

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro is willing to accept foreign aid for fighting fires devastating the Amazon rainforest, but only if the country controls the funds, his spokesman said Tuesday (27…

01 09 2019 | 12:14

No EU-Brazil trade deal as long as the Amazon is burning.

To the Ministers of Trade, Environment and Agriculture of the EU countries and all European leaders. Petition Given the well documented deforestation, human rights violations, and the refusal to…

29 08 2019 | 16:21

How Amazon forest loss may affect water—and climate—far away.

A surge in deforestation under Brazil's president could "tip" the Amazon, affecting weather and water supplies—in Brazil and beyond. The president of Brazil has been pursuing his big plans for the…