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Bolivia is fighting major forest fires nearly as large as those in Brazil 22.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Firefighters, troops and volunteers have been working for the past two months to put out some of the worst wildfires in the country's recent history.
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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of Sept. 16-22 22.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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Night in national park 'for every schoolchild' 21.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Independent review suggests new ideas to "re-ignite" England's protected landscapes.
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A fire lookout discusses what's lost in a transition to technology 15.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The number of manned fire lookouts in the U.S. is dwindling, as technology is increasingly used to spot and monitor wildfires. But can technology fully replace the human eye?
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There Is an Important Climate Solution Democrats Never Talk About. But Why? 15.9.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the National Academies of Sciences, and scores of researchers around the world agree on this fact: To prevent dangerous levels of climate change, it’s likely that humanity will need to start pulling carbon out of the air. […]
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The world is watching as California weighs controversial plan to save tropical forests 13.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

Scientists and environmentalists agree on the need to protect tropical rainforests, but they couldn't disagree more about California's plan for saving them.

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World 'losing battle against deforestation' 12.9.2019 BBC: Science
A historic global agreement aimed at halting deforestation and curbing dangerous carbon dioxide emissions has failed, according to a report.
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Opinion: California can help save the Amazon rainforest. Do we have the guts to try? 12.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Like so much of California's approach to climate policy, the Tropical Forest Standard is an experiment worth trying.

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The Amazon Rainforest Fires Are Pumping the CO2 Trees Normally Absorb Out Into the Atmosphere 10.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The Amazon is a carbon sink, which slows the rate of carbon dioxide build up in the atmosphere, and thus climate warming," said James Randerson from the University of California, Irvine.
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Climate change: 'Invest $1.8 trillion to adapt' 10.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Global Commission calls for trillions of dollars to help the world adapt to climate change.
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Austrian football stadium hosts forest as dystopian vision comes to life 10.9.2019 BBC: World
Created by Klaus Littmann, the installation is a statement against climate change and deforestation.
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Minnesota oil pipeline fight highlights Democratic dilemmas 9.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
A divisive fight over the future of a crude-oil pipeline across Minnesota is pinning presidential candidates between environmentalists and trade unions in a 2020 battleground state, testing their campaign promises to ease away from fossil fuels.
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Uh Oh, We May Be Overestimating How Much Trees Will Help Fight Climate Change 8.9.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Undark. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Bob Marra navigated his way to the back of a dusty barn in Hamden, Connecticut, belonging to the state’s Agricultural Experiment Station. There, past piles of empty beehives, on a wall of metal shelves, were stacks of wooden disks—all that remains of […]
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Amazon fires: Seven countries sign forest protection pact 7.9.2019 BBC: World
Peru's president says "goodwill alone is not enough anymore," as a regional agreement is reached.
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National Wildlife Day: Most Endangered Species and How You Can Help 4.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A landmark U.N. report recently warned that one million species around the world are at risk of extinction due to human pressures and climate change.
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Democrats release climate plans ahead of town hall spotlight 4.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Democratic presidential candidates are releasing their plans to address climate change ahead of a series of town halls on the issue as the party's base increasingly demands aggressive action.
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Amazon Burns Amid Brazil’s Incendiary Politics 2.9.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Fires rage in the Amazon as Brazilian President Bolsonaro becomes a target of global indignation, writes Pepe Escobar.  By Pepe Escobar in Curitiba, Brazil Asia Times Brazil has always been a land of superlatives. Yet nothing beats the current, perverse…Read more →
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Amazon fires: Brazil bans fire for land clearance for 60 days 29.8.2019 BBC: World
The 60-day decree comes as a leading environmentalist warns "the worst of the fire is yet to come".
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Trump to Lift Logging Restrictions in America's Largest National Forest: A Climate Change Threat 'Like the Fires Burning in the Amazon,' Warns Expert 29.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The latest moves could potentially open up more than half of Alaska's Tongass National Forest to logging, mining and energy projects.
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What Is Happening to the Animals in the Amazon? 29.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Experts say the fires are effectively endangering and eliminating the animals of the Amazon.
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