Tag: Rainforest

Mata Atlântica Forest - Wikimedia Commons

Brazil’s Atlantic Forest Will See More Changes in Five Decades than in the Last 21,000 Years

Brazil’s Atlantic Forest is one of the most biologically diverse places on Earth. Roughly ...

Forest Guardian Paulo Guajajara watches a loggers shack burn - Thomson Reuters Foundation/Max Baring

One Year After Guardian of the Forest’s Murder Nothing Has Changed in the Brazilian Amazon

Illegal loggers are operating unchecked in Brazil’s Amazon as coronavirus rages despite government vows ...

Royal flycatcher (Onychorhynchus coronatus) in the Amazon by Philip Stouffer

The Radical Changes Fires Are Causing the Amazon Flora and Fauna

The number of fires burning in standing Amazon rainforest spiked dramatically in recent weeks, ...

Amazon, the land of fantasy

Turning It into a Magic Place Is Not Doing the Amazon Any Good

The Amazon, perhaps more than any other region of the globe, has consistently been ...

Victoria Regia and other Amazonian plants species

New Inventory Lowers the Number of Amazonian Trees Species from 16,200 to 6,700

Scientists report that the Amazon region has more than 6,700 species of native trees, ...

A Brazilian Indian demonstrates in Brasília - Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

Brazilian Indians Losing the Few Rights They Conquered in the Last Few Years

A ten-year anniversary of the United Nation’s landmark recognition of indigenous rights finds slow ...

Hamburgers can help stop the rainforest deforestation

Burger King Vows to Stop Amazon Deforestation by 2030. That’s Too Late, Say Critics

The owner of Burger King has pledged to eliminate deforestation from its supply chains ...

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