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#deforestation

# deforestation - Wednesday 2 February, 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 17,646 Views 25 Comments

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

# deforestation - Friday 19 November, 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 12,892 Views 24 Comments

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

# deforestation - Friday 12 November, 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 16,088 Views 27 Comments

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

# deforestation - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

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 12,182 Views 27 Comments

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

# deforestation - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

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 13,982 Views 48 Comments

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

# deforestation - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

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 18,698 Views 15 Comments

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

# deforestation - Sunday 1 September, 2019

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 16,135 Views 45 Comments

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

# deforestation - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

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 15,499 Views 19 Comments

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

# deforestation - Thursday 30 October, 2014

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 8,709 Views 24 Comments

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

# deforestation - Thursday 4 September, 2014

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 3,503 Views 15 Comments

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

# deforestation - Friday 21 March, 2014

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 171 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.

# deforestation - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Disney invests in Peru to prevent deforestation
# Disney
# Disney

Disney invests in Peru to prevent deforestation

Mar 20th 2013, 7:34 PM 8,237 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.

# deforestation - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Could Arabica coffee soon be extinct?
# Coffee
# Coffee

Could Arabica coffee soon be extinct?

Nov 14th 2012, 8:15 PM 10,478 Views 35 Comments

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

# deforestation - Thursday 9 August, 2012

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 11,009 Views 31 Comments

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