All Articles on Deforestation

Residents look on as flames burn through bush on Jan. 4, 2020 in Lake Tabourie, Australia. News
'The Saddest Thing Is That This Won't Be Breaking News': Concentration of CO2 Hits Record High of 416 ppm
"Emissions from fossil fuels and deforestation need to be reduced to ZERO to stop this trend!"
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Global grassroots mobilisation is the only way to prevent climate apartheid from taking root and taking adequate action to save the human civilisation from dying out because of its own folly. (Photo: Saeed Khan/AFP via Getty Images) Views
The Australia Fires Portend a Future of Climate Apartheid
The climate denialism of the rich and powerful is increasing the suffering of the poor and marginalised communities.
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Why Mother Nature Is the Key to Reforestation Planet Desperately Needs
While mass planting of trees is absolutely necessary, assisted natural regeneration simply supports and accelerates the natural process of forests which yearn to grow.
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Climate Movement Takes Aim at Wall Street, Because 'Money Is Only Language Fossil Fuel Industry Speaks'
"Stop the Money Pipeline" campaign demands that banks, insurers, and asset managers cut ties with planet-destroying companies.
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The deforested land mainly contributes to cattle raising for slaughter and sale. (Photo: Matt Zimmerman/flickr/cc) Views
Statistic of the Decade: The Massive Deforestation of the Amazon
Since 2010, mile upon mile of rainforest has been replaced with a wide range of commercial developments, including cattle ranching, logging and the palm oil industry.
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Denouncing Corporate Climate Profiteers, Comedy Icon Lily Tomlin Arrested at #FireDrillFriday Protest in DC
This week's civil disobedience organized by Jane Fonda came as youth activists took to streets worldwide for the final #FridaysForFuture protests of the year.
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Deforestation in the name of development. (Photo: crustmania, CC by 2.0) Views
Development: A Failed Project
It’s time to abandon development and think about postdevelopment instead.
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, seen here at the U.N. General Assembly's 74th session on Sept. 24, 2019, said Wednesday that the fires and deforestation in his country aren't coming to an end. News
Bolsonaro, Facing Blame for Surge in Amazon Deforestation, Says Destruction Won't End Because "It's Cultural"
The Brazilian president's new comments came after data confirmed that "2019 has been a dark year for the rainforest in Brazil."
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A fire burns trees next to grazing land in the Amazon basin in Ze Doca, Brazil. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) News
Fueling Concerns of Approaching Catastrophic 'Tipping Point,' Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon Hit Highest Level in Decade
"These figures confirm what we feared, namely that 2019 has been a dark year for the rainforest in Brazil."
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Residents defend a property from a bushfire at Hillsville near Taree, 350km north of Sydney on November 12, 2019. - A state of emergency was declared on November 11 and residents in the Sydney area were warned of "catastrophic" fire danger as Australia prepared for a fresh wave of deadly bushfires that have ravaged the drought-stricken east of the country. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP) (Photo by PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images) Views
'Catastrophic' Wildfires Threaten Sydney, Australia as Government Backs Coal
A new report on the G20 and climate finds that Australia’s emissions are increasing and there is no plan to rein them in.
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