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Crowdsourcing NGO purchases 700 acres in Brazil, Kenya for conservation

This year, for the first time, TiME will acquire two plots of land in a single year: 500 acres in Brazil's Atlantic forest and 200 acres in the Dakatcha woodland in Kenya.

Burning forest is seen during "Operation Green Wave" to combat illegal logging in Amazon rainforest

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rises to 12-year high under Bolsonaro

The Amazon is the world's largest rainforest and its protection is crucial to stopping catastrophic climate change because of the vast amount of carbon dioxide it absorbs.

By REUTERS
30/11/2020

Brazilian expert on uncontacted Amazon tribes killed by arrow

Rieli Franciscato, 56, had spent his career as an official in the government's indigenous affairs agency Funai, working to set up reservations to protect Brazil's tribes.

By REUTERS
11/09/2020
A tract of Amazon jungle is seen after a fire in Boca do Acre, Amazonas state, Brazil August 24, 201

Brazil environment ministry says stop fighting deforestation, VP denies it

The competing statements come amid rising deforestation and growing criticism of Brazil's environmental policy from environmental groups as well as international investors.

By REUTERS
29/08/2020

Brazilian soccer legend Cafu works with Israeli company to protect Amazon

The company is now partnering with leading figures and sports clubs to help spread awareness about sustainable activities.

30/10/2019
Burning forest is seen during "Operation Green Wave" to combat illegal logging in Amazon rainforest

Israeli firefighters on their way to Brazil

The delegation is comprised of experts in rescue, intelligence and both bush and forest fires.

Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's president-elect, on October 28, 2018

Brazil says South American nations to meet on Amazon, accepts Chilean aid

In an indication that Bolsonaro is forging closer ties with neighboring countries than European nations, he also accepted an offer from Chile of four aircraft to help fight the fires.

By REUTERS
28/08/2019
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu received Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro at Ben Gurion Airport

Netanyahu calls Brazil's Bolsonaro to assist with Amazon rainforest fire

Bolsonaro thanked Netanyahu and accepted his offer.

26/08/2019
A tract of Amazon jungle is seen after a fire in Boca do Acre, Amazonas state, Brazil August 24, 201

Amazon rainforest burns at a record rate, raises int'l concern - pictures

As the pressure mounted on the Brazilian president last week, he blamed NGOs for the fires and told the world not to interfere.

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