Amazon Forest News

Scientists Warn Of “Cascading System Collapse” in Amazon Rainforest - Futurism

August 23, 2019 - 2:22pm
Scientists Warn Of “Cascading System Collapse” in Amazon Rainforest  Futurism

With the Amazon Rainforest burning away and sequestered carbon being released, the global environment is rapidly approaching the point of no return.

Blame humans for Amazon rainforest blaze, say environmental organizations - MarketWatch

August 23, 2019 - 1:33pm
Blame humans for Amazon rainforest blaze, say environmental organizations  MarketWatch

World Health Organization weighs in on water risk from microplastics and more from today's climate-change headlines. Corpo de Bombeiros de Mato Grosso via ...

Latin American bishops urge action to save burning Amazon rainforest - National Catholic Reporter

August 23, 2019 - 1:15pm
Latin American bishops urge action to save burning Amazon rainforest  National Catholic Reporter

"Crying out to the world for solidarity," leaders of the Latin American bishops' council urged international action to save the Amazon rainforest as massive fires ...

The Amazon Forest Fires Are a Form of 'Genocide' - Gizmodo

August 23, 2019 - 12:30pm
The Amazon Forest Fires Are a Form of 'Genocide'  Gizmodo

When Richard Pearshouse visited indigenous communities in the Brazilian Amazon in April to investigate illegal deforestation, he heard countless horrors of ...

The Amazon forest in Brazil is on fire - how bad is it? - nation.co.ke

August 23, 2019 - 12:28pm
The Amazon forest in Brazil is on fire - how bad is it?  nation.co.ke

Thousands of fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest and the smoke has been travelling far.

Satellites show smoke from Amazon rainforest fires - Miami Herald

August 23, 2019 - 10:27am
Satellites show smoke from Amazon rainforest fires  Miami Herald

The week of August 19, multiple agencies released satellite imagery of the Amazon rainforest, showing smoke as fire rage. Brazil's National Institute for Space ...

Amazon fires: the tribes fighting to save their dying rainforest – video - The Guardian

August 23, 2019 - 10:18am
Amazon fires: the tribes fighting to save their dying rainforest – video  The Guardian

Members of Brazil's indigenous tribes have vowed to protect their land as large swathes of the Amazon forest continue to burn.

The Political Status Quo Is No Match for Climate Change - New York Magazine

August 23, 2019 - 9:59am
The Political Status Quo Is No Match for Climate Change  New York Magazine

Jair Bolsonaro's policy is leading to the Amazon rainforest burning at an alarming rate. And Jay Inslee, the Democratic candidate who ran on climate change, ...

Caroline Lucas MP: The Amazon rainforest must not be sacrificed on the altar of free trade with Europe - PoliticsHome.com

August 23, 2019 - 9:18am
Caroline Lucas MP: The Amazon rainforest must not be sacrificed on the altar of free trade with Europe  PoliticsHome.com

European leaders, signed off the EU-Mercosur deal in June this year, a trade agreement between the EU and Latin American countries where Brazil is the ...

Justin Trudeau, Emmanuel Macron agree: Amazon wildfires are an ‘international crisis’ - Global News

August 23, 2019 - 9:03am
Justin Trudeau, Emmanuel Macron agree: Amazon wildfires are an ‘international crisis’  Global News

Two satellite images released by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration show smoke from a wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest.

$100K Crypto Donation to Amazon Rainforest Charity Blocked By BitPay - CoinDesk

August 23, 2019 - 8:50am
$100K Crypto Donation to Amazon Rainforest Charity Blocked By BitPay  CoinDesk

Update (20:10 UTC, Aug. 23 2019): After the publication of this article, BitPay said it had resolved the situation with Amazon Watch and verified the charity to ...

Scots influencer Forever Yours Betty slammed for ‘using Amazon rainforest crisis to promote gifted designer g - The Scottish Sun

August 23, 2019 - 8:01am
Scots influencer Forever Yours Betty slammed for ‘using Amazon rainforest crisis to promote gifted designer g  The Scottish Sun

BLOGGER Sheri Scott of Forever Yours Betty shared a post on Instagram yesterday that hit out at the ongoing issues in South America. But some social media ...

As Amazon rainforest burns, Indigenous women call on world for support - IndianCountryToday.com - News Maven

August 23, 2019 - 7:00am
As Amazon rainforest burns, Indigenous women call on world for support - IndianCountryToday.com  News Maven

Scientists say the fires in the Amazon are human-made, and many claim fires were ultimately spawned by Brazilian President Bolsonaro's anti-Indigenous ...

The Beauty of the Amazon Jungle - The "Lungs of the Earth" (GALLERY) - Novinite.com

August 23, 2019 - 5:47am
The Beauty of the Amazon Jungle - The "Lungs of the Earth" (GALLERY)  Novinite.com

Destruction of these forests can have a devastating impact on all humanity.The Amazon forests or ''the lungs'' of the Earth.

Earth’s Lungs Are Burning: Amazon Rainforest Which Contributes 20% Of Planet’s Oxygen Is On Fire - The Logical Indian

August 23, 2019 - 5:02am
Earth’s Lungs Are Burning: Amazon Rainforest Which Contributes 20% Of Planet’s Oxygen Is On Fire  The Logical Indian

According to the National Institute for Space Research data, there have been 73000 instances of wildfires from January to August 2019, an increase of 83%.

An Amazon forest fire photo shared by Leonardo Dicaprio is a stock photo - The Indian Express

August 23, 2019 - 4:26am
An Amazon forest fire photo shared by Leonardo Dicaprio is a stock photo  The Indian Express

DiCaprio shared a photo by another Instagram user, who had tagged him in it. The photo has since gone viral with the actor's post getting over 2 million likes and ...

Leonardo DiCaprio, Anushka Sharma, Alia Bhatt share old Amazon rainforest fire photo - Times Now

August 23, 2019 - 3:19am
Leonardo DiCaprio, Anushka Sharma, Alia Bhatt share old Amazon rainforest fire photo  Times Now

The Brazillian rainforests of Amazon are currently experiencing a record amount of fires. In order to raise awareness, several celebs including Leonardo ...

Unknown facts about Amazon Rainforest - Business Insider India

August 23, 2019 - 3:11am
Unknown facts about Amazon Rainforest  Business Insider India

The Amazon rainforest is unarguably one of the mysteries and wonders of nature. Spanning over an area of 2.1 million square miles, this is the largest broadleaf.

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