All Articles on Amazon Rainforest

Greta Thunberg and Indigenous Amazon Defender Among Visionary Campaigners Honored With Right Livelihood Awards
The Right Livelihood Foundation celebrated four "practical visionaries whose leadership has empowered millions of people to defend their inalienable rights and to strive for a livable future for all on planet Earth."
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Trump spent most of the day at an event on religious discrimination, held in a basement room and not attended by many world leaders but appreciated by American evangelists. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) Views
How Serious People Planned to Avert Climate Catastrophe at the UN (While Trump Hung Out in the Basement)
The Trump administration has leapt back into the 19th century, canceling as many fuel emission policies as possible and rolling back more than 80 environmental rules and regulations.
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Brazilians Blast Bolsonaro's UN Speech Denying Amazon Devastation as a Total 'Scam'
Critics of his environmental agenda warn that "Bolsonaro's policies bring an immediate risk to all humankind."
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The industrial food system only exists today because of the support it gets from governments which march in lockstep with corporate lobbyists. (Photo: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Step Aside Agribusiness, It's Time for Real Solutions to the Climate Crisis
Big food and agribusiness companies are desperate to portray themselves as part of the solution to the climate crisis. But there is no way to reconcile what's needed to heal our planet with their unflinching commitment to growth.
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The worst tragedy is that companies get to make millions attacking indigenous people and burning down vital ecosystems. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Who’s Burning the Amazon?
The fires are no accident. They’re set by people turning a profit in a grocery store near you.
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Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, center in orange shirt, participates in a youth climate strike outside the United Nations on Aug. 30 in New York City. Thunberg was also in town to address the U.N. Climate Action Summit on Sept. 23. (Photo: Mary Altaffer / AP) Views
It's Time to Strike for the Climate
Not only is the cost of inaction going to be astronomical, but so is the cost to the human race, in terms of livelihoods, homes, environments and lives.
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A photo from Mercy for Animals drone investigation of Amazon deforestation. News
'The Future of Earth Is at Risk': New Drone Footage of Deforestation in Amazon Shows Cost of Meat Industry
"Global demand for meat is destroying the Amazon rainforest."
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Members of the IBAMA forest fire brigade, called Prevfogo, fight burning in the Amazon News
As Amazon Rainforest Burns, Brazil's Environment Minister to Meet US Group That Denies Climate Crisis at EPA Headquarters
A Greenpeace Brazil campaingner says the Bolsonaro government "makes efforts to deny the problems, not to face them."
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The loss of forest cover in the Amazon would affect not only the world’s climate, but also the local climate in Brazil and neighboring countries, leading to less rainfall, and adversely affecting its agriculture. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) Views
White Nationalism and Crony Capitalism Are the Sparks That Started Fires in the Amazon
The right only denies global warming because its climate ‘science’ has surrendered to capitalists.
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Amazon Watch, a California-based organization that works in concert with indigenous and environmental groups, issued a report earlier this year documenting the dozens of companies that stand to make money as Bolsonaro strips regulations in Brazil. (Photo: Victor Moriyama/Greenpeace) Views
Activists Follow the Money Fueling Amazon Fires
Protesters around the world are singling out the bad actors profiting off deforestation.
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