All Articles on Amazon Rainforest

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, is the wealthiest person on Earth, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. (Photo: Blue Origin) Views
My Call to Jeff Bezos, the World's Very Richest Man
The Amazon is on fire, Jeff. No, not that one . The real one.
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In this long exposure photo, the LNU Lightning Complex fire continues to burn in the ridges near Chemise Road in Healdsburg, California on August 21, 2020. (Photo: Ray Chavez/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images) News
As Amazon and California Burn, New Analysis Warns Human Activity Driving Global Wildfire Surge
Given estimates that humans are responsible for around 75% of fires, "this means solutions are in our grasp too."
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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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The lawyer of Ecuadorean people affected by Texaco-Chevron, Steven Donziger, gestures during a press conference on March 19, 2014 in Quito. (Photo: Rodrigo Buendia/AFP via Getty Images) Views
It’s Time Chevron Faced Justice and Cleaned Up Its Mess in Ecuador—and It’s Time for the Persecution of Steven Donziger to End
"Chevron’s strategy is death by a thousand cuts through the manipulation of a legal system it has managed to stack in its favor."
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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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At least 212 eco-defenders were murdered around the world last year, according to a new annual report. (Image: Global Witness) News
Global Witness Reveals 2019 Was 'Deadliest Year on Record' for Eco-Defenders, With 212 Murdered Worldwide
"Those that defend our land and environment are on the front lines of #ClimateAction. But we are failing them badly."
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A shaman (R) puts a broth of "Ayahuasca" into a cup. The brew, which is prepared from the liana Banisteriopsis caapi, is used for medical or religious purposes in the Peruvian Shipibo ethnic group and in various Amazonian ethnic groups. (Photo: Ana Karina Delgado/picture alliance via Getty Images) Views
Without Reciprocity, Ayahuasca Consumption Is Extractive
As COVID-19 devastates Amazonian communities, spiritual tourists are abandoning the cultures holding the sacred traditions of Ayahuasca.
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The Cure of the Earth
"Love of life is the guide and motivator of ecological healing on Earth. Next comes learning how to put that love into action. How do we do that for that most alive of all places, the Amazon?"
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The Environment, the Trump and Bolsonaro
"[A] great empire and little minds go ill together."—Edmund Burke, 2d Speech on Conciliation with America (1775)
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London based Vegan burger company Biffs Kitchen handing out samples of their pulled jackfruit burgers during Plant Powered Expo 2020 at Olympia London on February 2, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Ollie Millington/Getty Images) Views
The Plant-Based Diet That Our Planet Urgently Needs
The gulf between what people say they understand is necessary and what their actions continue to prove otherwise is alarming. It is nowhere more evident than their dietary choices.
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