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# rainforest - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

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

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

# rainforest - Monday 18 November, 2019

Amazon deforestation at highest level since 2008

It follows a series of major fires in the region earlier this year.

# rainforest - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Tens of thousands of fires are burning in the Amazon - here's what you need to know

There is huge concern about the local, national and international impact of the fires.

# rainforest - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Rare footage shows uncontacted Amazon tribe who activists say are threatened by loggers Awa Tribe This post contains videos

Rare footage shows uncontacted Amazon tribe who activists say are threatened by loggers

Since taking office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been accused of harming the Amazon rainforest.

# rainforest - Friday 1 September, 2017

Plans to allow mining in the Amazon rainforest have been halted

Brazilian President Michel Temer had signed a decree to allow the reserve to be opened up for private use.

# rainforest - Thursday 4 September, 2014

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

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

# rainforest - Sunday 8 June, 2014

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

UPDATE: Paddy Power did not cut down a single Amazonian tree

But it wasn’t Photoshopped either…

# rainforest - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

TCD among research group awarded €3m for anti-inflammatory project

The project will investigate the use of plants from the Amazon rainforest on immune processes.

# rainforest - Friday 27 May, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Coalition at odds over Sunday pay; Brazil does away with rainforest protection laws and Carla’s staying mum on pregnancy rumours – but the pictures speak louder than words.

# rainforest - Thursday 28 October, 2010

From The Daily Edge A decade of discovery:1,200 new species found in Amazon rainforest Rainforest This post contains images

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

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