All Articles on Deforestation

Brown bear and cubs fishing at Anan Creek in Tongass National Forest. News
Trump Moves to Finalize 'Catastrophic' Stripping of Key Protections for Largest National Forest in US
At issue is Tongass National Forest, located in southeast Alaska and described as "the crown jewel of the National Forest System."
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Morgan Stanley headquarters are seen June 9, 2009 in New York City. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) News
'We Expected Action Beyond Rhetoric': Climate Advocates Unimpressed by Morgan Stanley Net-Zero Announcement
"As long as Morgan Stanley invests in companies like Exxon, Chevron, and Shell, they're investing in disasters like wildfires, hurricanes, and floods."
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cover image of WWF's Living Planet Report 2020 News
'Nature Is Unraveling': New WWF Report Reveals 'Alarming' 68% Plummet in Wildlife Populations Worldwide Since 1970
"In the midst of a global pandemic, it is now more important than ever to take unprecedented and coordinated global action to halt and start to reverse the loss of biodiversity."
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Greenpeace flew over Amazonas and Rondônia on August 16, 2020 states to verify the effectiveness of a fire ban imposed by the Brazilian government last month. (Photo: Christian Braga/Greenpeace) News
As Fires Surge in Brazilian Amazon, Bolsonaro Strategy to Battle Deforestation Blasted as 'PR Stunt'
"Instead of combating criminal behavior and protecting Indigenous forest guardians already hit hard by Covid-19, this government continues to reduce environmental protection."
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Without healthy planetary lungs we will die. (Photo: Matt Zimmerman/flickr/cc) Views
Our Lungs Are Under Attack—We Must Protect Them to Stay Alive
Indigenous peoples are calling for an immediate moratorium on extraction from the Amazon.
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<p>Primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall particpated in a Tuesday webinar about pandemics, wildlife, and intensive animal farming. News
Jane Goodall Warns Humanity Will Be 'Finished' After Covid-19 Without Ending 'Absolute Disrespect for Animals and the Environment'
"Our disrespect for wild animals and our disrespect for farmed animals has created this situation where disease can spill over to infect human beings."
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Andatu, a Sumatran rhino, one of the rarest large mammals on earth, is seen at the Rhino Sanctuary at Way Kambas National Park in eastern Sumatra November 8, 2016. News
'Extinction Is a Political Choice,' Scientist Says After Study Warns of Threat to Civilization From Humans Destroying Wildlife
"This new study shows yet again that the very survival of humanity is at stake if we don't end the heartbreaking wildlife extinction crisis."
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In addition to contributing to climate change, forest fires present a more immediate and very grave threat to public health. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
This Year’s Forest Fire Season Could Be Even Deadlier
Countries are using the coronavirus crisis to lift environmental regulations, even as COVID-19 leaves populations more vulnerable to health impacts from fires.
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Activists gathered in San Francisco Thursday for a socially distanced protest targeting asset manager BlackRock. News
Climate Protesters Call Out 'Hot Air' of Financial Giant During BlackRock Annual Meeting
"The time for rhetoric and baby steps is long gone. BlackRock has to make substantial changes to its entire investment model in order to be the climate leader it claims to be."
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Fears of Bolsonaro's Threat to the Amazon Realized as New Data Shows Rainforest Destruction Up 55%
"Bolsonaro is not only turning a blind eye as land grabbers, illegal loggers, and miners continue to plunder Indigenous territories during the pandemic, he plans to make things easier for them."
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