Amazon rainforest

Brazilian rabbi goes viral for paying Jewish tribute to journalist and expert killed in the Amazon

In a Jewish mourning service last Friday, Rabbi Uri Lam, who leads Sao Paulo’s Beth-El temple, mentioned British journalist Dom Phillips and Brazilian Bruno Pereira.

By MARCUS M. GILBAN / JTA
23/06/2022

Brazilian police denies missing journalist, indigenist were found dead in Amazons

Dom Phillips and Brazilian indigenous expert Bruno Pereira went missing more than a week ago in the Amazons.

By REUTERS
13/06/2022

Climate-warming carbon located in only 3.3% of Earth's lands - study

If ecosystems were to be damaged, the carbon would be emitted into the atmosphere would then not be restored by the next couple of decades.  

Birds' bodies in Amazon Rainforest change due to climate change - study

The study included data on more than 15,000 individual birds over a large range of the rainforest that was analyzed, weighed, captured, and later released bank into the wild.

14/11/2021
A truck loaded with logs cut from an area of the Amazon rainforest is seen in Boca do Acre, Amazonas

Over 10,000 species risk extinction in Amazon, says landmark report

According to the report, the soil and vegetation of the Amazon hold about 200 billion tonnes of carbon, more than five times the whole world's annual CO2 emissions.

By REUTERS
14/07/2021

Brazil airlifts emergency oxygen into pandemic-struck Amazon state

Desperate relatives, protesting outside hospitals in the state capital of Manaus, said patients had been taken off ventilators as oxygen ran out.

By REUTERS
16/01/2021

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
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