DEFORESTATION

DEFORESTATION

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  1. A forest wildfire spreads onto a farm in the municipality of Nova Santa Helena, in Brazil's

    As global leaders meet, the Amazon rainforest burns

    The fires that burned through the Amazon rainforest last month sparked international outcry and offers of help, but as world leaders meet in New ...
  2. Illegal fires to clear land for agricultural plantations are blazing out of control on Sumatra and

    Palm oil to blame for 39% of forest loss in Borneo since 2000: Study

  3. Colombia's President Ivan Duque embracing an indigenous leader before the meeting in Leticia

    Amazon countries meet to bolster rainforest protection

    Presidents and ministers from six Amazon countries met in Colombia on Friday to agree measures to protect the world's biggest rainforest, under ...
  4. Brazil's Lower House President Rodrigo Maia is seen during a BTG Pactual event for its clients

    Brazil speaker wants Congress to act against Amazon deforestation

    Lower house speaker Rodrigo Maia said Brazil's Congress should pass a resolution condemning deforestation in the Amazon, citing fears about the ...
  5. The rapid expansion of fires in the Brazilian rainforest (pictured August 21, 2019) is the result of

    Why is part of the Amazon burning?

    The thousands of fires burning in the Amazon don't look like the major forest fires of Europe or North America -- instead, they are fueled mainly ...
  6. FILE PHOTO: Brazil's Environment Minister Ricardo Salles speaks during a news conference at th

    Brazil deforestation climbs 67% through July as government attacks data

    Deforestation in Brazil's rainforest has jumped around 67per cent in the first seven months of the year, according to preliminary data from ...
  7. FILE PHOTO:  An aerial view of a deforested plot of the Amazon at the Bom Futuro National Forest in

    Sharp rise in Brazilian deforestation undeniable, says sacked research chief

    Ricardo Galvao, the sacked head of Brazil’s space research agency, said on Saturday the trend of sharply rising deforestation was undeniable, a ...
  8. FILE PHOTO: An aerial view shows deforested land during "Operation Green Wave" conducted

    Most big companies fail to report role in deforestation, charity says

    Most big companies are failing to report the damage their operations are doing to forests despite committing to lighten their footprint under ...