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#Amazon Rainforest

# amazon-rainforest - This month November 2022

'Brazil is back': President-elect Lula vows to fight deforestation at COP27
# Amazon Rainforest
# Amazon Rainforest

'Brazil is back': President-elect Lula vows to fight deforestation at COP27

Nov 16th 2022, 10:14 PM 8,761 Views 17 Comments

Lula has offered to host UN climate talks in the Amazon region in 2025.

Brazil sets new Amazon deforestation record for October ahead of government change
# Deforestation
# Deforestation

Brazil sets new Amazon deforestation record for October ahead of government change

Nov 11th 2022, 8:20 PM 17,721 Views 19 Comments

Under outgoing president Jair Bolsonaro, average annual deforestation increased 75% compared to the previous decade.

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Saoirse McHugh: How Ireland can help in fighting the Amazon rainforest fires
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# Amazon Fires

Saoirse McHugh: How Ireland can help in fighting the Amazon rainforest fires

Sep 1st 2019, 8:30 PM 16,155 Views 45 Comments

Giving money to Brazil may not be the solution, but there are ways to make a difference.

Brazil's Bolsonaro open to €18 million G7 offer if Macron 'withdraws insults'
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# Blazes

Brazil's Bolsonaro open to €18 million G7 offer if Macron 'withdraws insults'

Updated Aug 27th 2019, 10:16 PM 48,292 Views 75 Comments

Macron and Bolsonaro have been engaged in a diplomatic spat in recent days.

'Ireland has beef with Bolsonaro' - Extinction Rebellion protest enters lobby at Dublin's Brazilian Embassy
# Amazon Fires
# Amazon Fires

'Ireland has beef with Bolsonaro' - Extinction Rebellion protest enters lobby at Dublin's Brazilian Embassy

Aug 23rd 2019, 2:35 PM 24,484 Views 54 Comments

A demonstration is ongoing this afternoon.

Record number of Amazon wildfires lit on purpose, claims president of Brazil
# Amazon Rainforest
# Amazon Rainforest

Record number of Amazon wildfires lit on purpose, claims president of Brazil

Aug 21st 2019, 7:08 PM 15,512 Views 19 Comments

Nearly 73,000 forest fires have been reported in the country so far this year.

Opinion: Deforestation isn't just changing our climate, it could be destroying life-saving medicines
# Rainforest
# Rainforest

Opinion: Deforestation isn't just changing our climate, it could be destroying life-saving medicines

Sep 4th 2014, 8:00 AM 3,631 Views 15 Comments

The impact on the local biodiversity in the deforested areas is detrimental and potentially irreversible.

UPDATE: Paddy Power did not cut down a single Amazonian tree
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From The Daily Edge
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UPDATE: Paddy Power did not cut down a single Amazonian tree

Jun 8th 2014, 12:30 PM 55,954 Views 126 Comments

But it wasn’t Photoshopped either…

Court upholds ruling that Chevron must pay $18bn for Amazon pollution
# Ecuador
# Ecuador

Court upholds ruling that Chevron must pay $18bn for Amazon pollution

Jan 4th 2012, 10:04 AM 1,921 Views 11 Comments

The lawsuit sought damages on behalf of 30,000 people for environmental contamination and illnesses that allegedly resulted from operations in the Amazon rain forest over an 18-year period.

A decade of discovery:1,200 new species found in Amazon rainforest
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From The Daily Edge
# Rainforest

A decade of discovery:1,200 new species found in Amazon rainforest

Oct 28th 2010, 7:23 AM 1,495 Views 0 Comments

In Pictures: An amazing array of new species that have been uncovered in the Amazon rainforest.

British man walks length of the Amazon
# Amazon Rainforest
From The Daily Edge
# Amazon Rainforest

British man walks length of the Amazon

Aug 10th 2010, 7:50 AM 486 Views 0 Comments

Ed Stafford has walked for a record breaking 859 days along the entire length of the Amazon River.