User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Deforestation :: All Forests
Last updated: Aug 25 2019 01:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Amazon fires: Fines for environmental crimes drop under Bolsonaro 24.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
The government is accused of ignoring illegal deforestation and burning in the Amazon.
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Look No Further Than Brazil’s Amazon Fire for the Dangers of Deregulation 24.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took power this year promising to open the Amazon rainforest to industry, roll back environmental and indigenous protections, and stack his Cabinet with ideologues who dismiss climate change as a Marxist hoax. But the record wildfires now raging […]
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Amazon rainforest fires: Ten readers' questions answered 23.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
You had many questions about the fires burning through the Amazon. Here are some of the answers.
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Amazon Rainforest Fires: Protesters Hit Streets of London, Paris and Other World Cities to Blast Brazil's Bolsonaro 23.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Recently released figures from Brazil's National Institute for Space Research showed an 83 percent increase in fire outbreaks in Brazil in comparison to the same period in 2018.
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Amazon Rainforest Fires: What Could the Long-term Damage Be As Deforestation Edges Closer to 'Tipping Point From Which There Is No Return' 23.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"When forest land is cleared by fire for agricultural production, we lose it forever," said Meg Symington of the World Wide Fund for Nature.
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The Amazon is on fire - how bad is it? 23.8.2019 BBC: World
Thousands of fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest in Brazil. How bad are they?
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Amazon fires: 'Our house is burning ', Macron warns ahead of G7 23.8.2019 BBC: World
The French president calls for the Amazon's record number of fires to be discussed at the G7 summit.
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#PrayForTheAmazon: Videos of Amazon Rainforest Fire Show Continued Devastation in Brazil 22.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The Amazon is still engulfed in flames.
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How Did the Amazon Rainforest Fires Start? 22.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Brazil has experienced a record number of wildfires this year, more than half of which occurred in the Amazon region.
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How to Help the Amazon Rain Forest As Brazil's Wildfires Ravage the 'Lungs of the Earth' 22.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
There are certain steps you can take to help reduce your impact on the Amazon.
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Brazil environment minister heckled over Amazon fires 22.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
Ricardo Salles is booed after figures suggest a record number of fires are burning in Brazil.
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Tens of thousands of fires ravage Brazilian Amazon, where deforestation has spiked 22.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Researchers say there's been a huge rise in the number of fires compared with last year. That's likely linked with a similar leap in deforestation since President Jair Bolsonaro took office.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro Dismisses Outcry Over Record Number of Forest Fires: 'I Used to Be Called Captain Chainsaw. Now I Am Nero, Setting the Amazon Aflame' 21.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Outspoken president's remarks came as smoke from the fires plunges São Paulo into darkness at 3 p.m.
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Former Farc rebels become eco-warriors to stop deforestation in the Amazon 21.8.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Ex-Farc rebels in Colombia, who spent decades fighting the government over land and power, have reinvented themselves as eco-warriors protecting the Amazon from illegal logging.
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Amazon fires: Brazilian rainforest burning at record rate, space agency warns 21.8.2019 BBC: World
Brazil's space research agency says fires in the Amazon rose 83% amid deforestation.
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Five ways UK farmers are tackling climate change 18.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
Farms are on the front line of climate change - vulnerable to extreme weather events - so farmers are coming up with new and surprising ways of tackling the problem.
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Federal Lands Are Becoming Tribal Lands Again 17.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  The smell of scorched soil and burnt wood filled the air. Michael Rondeau, CEO of the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, looked over the damage, clad in forest-green pants and a lemon-yellow jacket […]
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DNR staff: Agency leaders disregarding wildlife concerns in timber harvest plan 15.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Wildlife managers from across Minnesota say DNR leadership is mismanaging the upcoming timber harvest in a way that risks altering state forest lands for the animals that depend on them.
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Deforestation: What’s wrong with planting new forests? 14.8.2019 BBC: Science
Planting trees can sometimes actually do more harm than good to the environment. Here's why.
Brazil's indigenous women protest against Bolsonaro policies 13.8.2019 BBC: World
Indigenous women in Brazil protest against the policies of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro.
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