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# rainforest - 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 15,976 Views 27 Comments

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

# rainforest - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Rainforest area equivalent in size to the Netherlands burnt or cut down during 2020
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

Rainforest area equivalent in size to the Netherlands burnt or cut down during 2020

Mar 31st 2021, 7:11 AM 8,674 Views 20 Comments

The biggest losses were in Brazil, three times more than in the next highest country.

# rainforest - 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 18,686 Views 15 Comments

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
# Brazil
# Brazil

Amazon deforestation at highest level since 2008

Nov 18th 2019, 10:47 PM 9,459 Views 43 Comments

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
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

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

Aug 28th 2019, 6:00 PM 13,132 Views 30 Comments

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
# Awa Tribe

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

Jul 23rd 2019, 10:29 PM 32,594 Views 27 Comments

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
# Renca Reserve
# Renca Reserve

Plans to allow mining in the Amazon rainforest have been halted

Sep 1st 2017, 11:38 AM 7,866 Views 15 Comments

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
# Rainforest
# Rainforest

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

Sep 4th 2014, 8:00 AM 3,244 Views 15 Comments

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

# rainforest - Sunday 8 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 8th 2014, 12:30 PM 55,878 Views 126 Comments

But it wasn’t Photoshopped either…

# rainforest - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

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

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

Feb 1st 2012, 7:15 AM 1,726 Views 2 Comments

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

# rainforest - Friday 27 May, 2011

# rainforest - Thursday 28 October, 2010

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

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

Oct 28th 2010, 7:23 AM 1,426 Views 0 Comments

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