All Articles on Amazon Rainforest

Journalist Glenn Greenwald is facing death threats for his reporting on Brazilian corruption. News
After Exposing 'Corrupted' Brazilian Government, Journalist Glenn Greenwald Faces Deportation Warning and Death Threats
"We have taken all the measures that we feel like we should take for our legal and physical security. After that you have to go about and do your work."
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Forest and topsoil must first be removed before ore can be accessed at Brazil’s Norsk Hydro ASA Paragominas open pit mine. News
'We Are Literally Sawing Off the Branch We All Live On': Amazon Deforestation Increasing Under Bolsonaro
"People who destroy forests feel safe and those who protect forests feel threatened."
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In 2008, Ecuador became the first country to recognize the rights of nature in its constitution, which was rewritten to acknowledge that nature in all its life forms "has the right to exist, persist, maintain and regenerate its vital cycles, structure, functions and its processes in evolution."(Photo: Jeronimo Zuniga) Views
How Indigenous Peoples Won a Landmark Victory Protecting the Amazon From Oil Drilling
The Waorani people of Ecuador won a historic lawsuit to save their homes—and the planet—from destruction
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A section of Washington's Olympic National Park. Views
Where the Forest Has No Name
We are still waiting for someone to launch a campaign to “save the coastal ecosystem running from Northern California to Alaska."
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Ocasio-Cortez Ties Concerns Over Unregulated Facial Recognition Technology to 'Global Rise in Authoritarianism and Fascism'
House Democrats discussed the need for federal rules amid concerns about privacy rights and surveillance tools used to impose social control
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'Alexa, Stop Spying on My Kids': FTC Complaint Charges Amazon's Echo Dot Violates Child Privacy Law
"Amazon markets Echo Dot Kids as a device to educate and entertain kids, but the real purpose is to amass a treasure trove of sensitive data that it refuses to relinquish even when directed to by parents."
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Plenty of 'Collusion' for The Ultimate Crime: Lighting the Earth on Fire
Despite knowing the flames were rising, the arsonists all got together
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'This Is Their Land': Indigenous Activists Protest Bolsonaro's Environmental Policies in Brazil
"It was very difficult for us, our ancestors, to win these rights and little by little they are decreasing."
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro discussing legislation with fellow lawmakers in 2016 as a then-member of the National Congress of Brazil. News
'No Platform for Fascists': Event Honoring Bolsonaro Will Not Be Held at Museum
"Good to see that the U.S. Museum of Natural History agreed to not host an event honoring Brazil's fascist leader Bolsonaro."
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Bolstered by Trump Tax Scam, Number of US Corporations Paying 'Not a Dime' in Federal Taxes Doubled in 2018
"Corporations zeroing out their tax bills or paying single-digit federal tax rates mean a substantial loss in federal revenue. Calls to cut critical programs and services in the wake of these corporate tax cuts are absolutely connected."
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