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# deforestation - Last month November 2022

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 17,722 Views 19 Comments

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

# deforestation - This year 2022

Area more than six times the size of Manhattan destroyed in Brazilian Amazon in January
# Brazil
# Brazil

Area more than six times the size of Manhattan destroyed in Brazilian Amazon in January

Feb 2nd 2022, 10:08 PM 17,668 Views 25 Comments

Deforestation levels in the Brazilian Amazon hit a new record for January.

# deforestation - Last year 2021

Deforestation of Brazil's Amazon up 22% in a year, highest level in 15 years
# Brazil
# Brazil

Deforestation of Brazil's Amazon up 22% in a year, highest level in 15 years

Nov 19th 2021, 8:09 AM 12,908 Views 24 Comments

13,235 square kilometres of forest was lost from August 2020 to July 2021.

Deforestation of Brazil's Amazon rainforest hit new record in October
# Amazon
# Amazon

Deforestation of Brazil's Amazon rainforest hit new record in October

Nov 12th 2021, 9:40 PM 16,101 Views 27 Comments

An area more than half the size of the city of Rio de Janeiro of Amazon’s lush rainforest was cleared.

COP26: World leaders sign up to multibillion-dollar pledge to end deforestation by 2030
# Deforestation
# Deforestation

COP26: World leaders sign up to multibillion-dollar pledge to end deforestation by 2030

Updated Nov 2nd 2021, 11:15 AM 12,190 Views 27 Comments

The pledge is endorsed by more than 100 leaders representing over 85% of the world’s forests.

# deforestation - All time

Amazon deforestation reaches 12-year high after area larger than Jamaica removed in last year
# Brazil
# Brazil

Amazon deforestation reaches 12-year high after area larger than Jamaica removed in last year

Dec 1st 2020, 9:10 AM 13,988 Views 48 Comments

11,088 square kilometres of forest was destroyed in Brazil last year.

Bolsonaro says it's a 'lie' that fires are ravaging the Amazon
# Brazil
# Brazil

Bolsonaro says it's a 'lie' that fires are ravaging the Amazon

Aug 12th 2020, 10:45 AM 18,704 Views 15 Comments

Data from his own government shows the number of blazes in the rainforest is rising.

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

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.

Which tree is the most loveable one in Ireland? We'll know by tomorrow
# Trees Need Love Too
# Trees Need Love Too

Which tree is the most loveable one in Ireland? We'll know by tomorrow

Oct 30th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,721 Views 24 Comments

Voting is currently taking place in the National Tree Huggers contest.

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 3,632 Views 15 Comments

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

Column: Can big data save our planet’s forests?
# Natural World
# Natural World

Column: Can big data save our planet’s forests?

Mar 21st 2014, 8:00 AM 182 Views 0 Comments

Are we winning the fight against deforestation? Now there’s a way to check – and hold businesses and governments to account, write Oliver Mylius and Hans Zomer.

Disney invests in Peru to prevent deforestation
# Disney
# Disney

Disney invests in Peru to prevent deforestation

Mar 20th 2013, 7:34 PM 8,242 Views 14 Comments

The Walt Disney Company has bought $3.5 million in carbon credits to prevent the destruction of a jungle in the country’s Amazon as part of a project that started in 2009.

Could Arabica coffee soon be extinct?
# Coffee
# Coffee

Could Arabica coffee soon be extinct?

Nov 14th 2012, 8:15 PM 10,485 Views 35 Comments

Large-scale deforestation and climate change are putting the wild Arabica coffee bean at risk of potential extinction, say experts.

Agent Orange clean-up launched in Vietnam decades after war ends
# Vietnam War
# Vietnam War

Agent Orange clean-up launched in Vietnam decades after war ends

Aug 9th 2012, 12:17 PM 11,087 Views 31 Comments

US and Vietnam are commencing a landmark project to remove dangerous defoliant sprayed by American forces to defoliate Vietnam’s forests.