All Articles on Amazon Rainforest

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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'Getting Angry on Social Media Not Enough': Thousands Across 6 Continents Mobilize to Combat Destruction of Amazon Rainforest
"Get organized, get active, and join forces in defense of the Amazon and in defense of our future."
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Soy production for foreign markets, coupled with far-right government of President Jair Bolsonaro’s gutting of environmental protection agencies, are two drivers of the current, catastrophic increase in fires and deforestation. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) Views
As Brazil Burns, Northern Media Deploy a Strategy of Deflection
Instead of handwringing about the tragedy while trying to shift the blame, or acting like these devastating fires will somehow fight poverty, journalists should work harder to explain the role Northern business groups have in the process, and encourage boycotts against companies like Cargill.
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An illustration of the burning Amazon rainforest. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Burning Down the House
Far-right governments in the U.S., UK, and Brazil are laying bare their nihilistic roots and full destructive potential.
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 If we truly want to stop the Amazon from burning we must immediately focus on building internationalist solidarity, through new and existing institutions, with indigenous movements in Brazil, the Amazon basin and across the global south.(Photo: Catedral Verde - Floresta Amazonica/Wikimedia) Views
Amazonian Communities Need Solidarity, Not Saviours
The Amazon is not ours to save with prayers and clicktivism; it is their homeland to defend (with our solidarity) against the global corporations and free trade deals which would open up the Amazon to more risk.
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Big Ag Is a Major Obstacle to Combating the Climate Crisis
Grim as the recent U.N.'s climate report is, it doesn't go far enough to confront the dangerous government-hijacking power of agribusiness
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Tipping Point: UN Biodiversity Chief Warns Burning of Amazon Could Lead to 'Cascading Collapse of Natural Systems'
"If we don't work together, we are going to die together."
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