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CNN - 06 Sep 2019 Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, research center says
There have been a total of 72,843 fires in Brazil this year, with more than half in the Amazon region, INPE said. That's more than an 80% increase compared with the same period last year. The Amazon is often referred to as the planet's lungs, producing 20% ...
Gizmodo - 17 Sep 2019 Criminal Gangs Are Behind the Destruction of the Brazilian Amazon
Criminals, violence, and illegal activity drive deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon, according to a new report. This is a brutal reminder that the people setting the ...
The New York Times - 30 Aug 2019 Where Is the Amazon Rainforest Vanishing? Not Just in Brazil
Huge expanses of rainforest are being cut down in Colombia, Bolivia and Peru. The trend shows how advances in political stability and economic integration ...
Los Angeles Times - 12 Sep 2019 Opinion: California can help save the Amazon rainforest. Do we have the guts to try?
Fires burning in Brazil and the broader Amazon basin are shining a spotlight on the role of forests and land use in the climate change challenge. Next week, the ...
CBS News - 24 Aug 2019 Amazon rainforest fires: Why the Amazon could be at risk of "collapsing"
French President Emmanuel Macron wants the wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest to be on the agenda at this weekend's G-7 summit. And even Brazilian ...
NPR - 18 Sep 2019 Wildfires Are Burning Bolivia's Forests At Nearly Same Scale As Brazil
Firefighters, troops and volunteers have been working for the past two months to put out some of the worst blazes in the country's recent history.
Los Angeles Times - 08 Sep 2019 Opinion: The Amazon rainforest is still burning and we're all in danger
More than President Trump's latest gaffe or the Democrats' poll numbers, this is the real breaking news: “Rain forests go, and so do we.”
PRI - 17 Sep 2019 Amazon fires push the forest closer to a dangerous tipping point
The fires raging in the Amazon have drawn attention to the alarming speed of deforestation in one of the most biodiverse places on Earth, along with urgent ...
Truthout - 15 Sep 2019 10 Things You Need to Know About the Fires in the Amazon
The world is watching in horror as pictures circulate of huge stretches of the Amazon rainforest in flames, but these are no ordinary wildfires. They were set on ...
JSTOR Daily - 16 Sep 2019 Can Fire Destroy the Amazon?
The massive fires of 2019 have many asking the question: is there a "tipping point" beyond which the Amazon cannot recover?
The Guardian - 13 Sep 2019 A 2000km journey through the Amazon rainforest - podcast
Tom Phillips describes his recent Amazon trip and examines the impact of the new era of wrecking ushered in by Brazil's president, Jair Bolsonaro. Also, Rhik ...
The New York Times - 29 Aug 2019 ‘It’s Really Close’: How the Amazon Rainforest Could Self-Destruct
Climate change and man-made fires could set off a cycle of self-perpetuating deforestation, scientists warn.
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting - 12 Sep 2019 The Amazon Rainforest Is Nearly Gone. We Went to the Front Lines to See If It Could Be Saved
If nothing is done, the Amazon rainforest might completely disappear before the end of the century.
Popular Mechanics - 04 Sep 2019 4 Reasons Why We Need the Amazon Rainforest
The Amazon rainforest is the world's largest rainforest and covers more than two million miles of land. It stretches across nine South American countries: Brazil, ...
BuzzFeed News - 31 Aug 2019 It’s Not Just Fires. Your Phone Is Also Destroying The Amazon.
You could drop a nuclear bomb on the forest and it would be better than mining it.”
CBS News - 23 Aug 2019 Help the Amazon: What you can do to help as Amazon rainforest fire continues to burn through Brazil
The Amazon is the largest rainforest in the world and vital to combating climate change — and it's on fire with no end in sight.
Newsweek - 10 Sep 2019 The Amazon Rainforest Fires Are Pumping the CO2 Trees Normally Absorb Out Into the Atmosphere
"The Amazon is a carbon sink, which slows the rate of carbon dioxide build up in the atmosphere, and thus climate warming," said James Randerson from the ...
The Atlantic - 26 Aug 2019 Photos: The Burning Amazon Rainforest
Images from Brazil, where more than 79500 fires have been counted so far this year, the worst since 2010.
Engadget - 12 Sep 2019 Time's mixed reality app takes you inside the Amazon rainforest
Time's Immersive app brought you to the moon a couple of months ago -- now, it's taking you on a timely trip to the Amazon forest. The publication has rolled ou...
The New York Times - 17 Sep 2019 As Amazon Smolders, Indonesia Fires Choke the Other Side of the World
JAKARTA, Indonesia — Brazil has captured global attention over deliberately set fires that are burning the Amazon rainforest, often called the earth's lungs.