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From TheJournal.ie Nearly 20,000 US Amazon workers have tested positive for coronavirus Testing

Nearly 20,000 US Amazon workers have tested positive for coronavirus

The admission comes after months of pressure from workers and labour groups calling for the company to divulge the number of those infected.

From TheJournal.ie Leading expert on indigenous peoples in Brazil shot dead with arrow fired by remote tribe Amazon

Leading expert on indigenous peoples in Brazil shot dead with arrow fired by remote tribe

Rieli Franciscato was accompanied by a police patrol at the time.

'Other people have been s**t in training but play every game. It’s not fair'

The latest batch of episodes of Amazon Prime Video’s All or Nothing documentary series is released on Monday and features a row between Danny Rose and Jose Mourinho

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian indigenous protesters block highway through Amazon demanding help against Covid-19 Brazil

Brazilian indigenous protesters block highway through Amazon demanding help against Covid-19

Brazil has the second-highest number of infections and deaths in the pandemic, after the US.

From TheJournal.ie Bolsonaro says it's a 'lie' that fires are ravaging the Amazon Brazil

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.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon gets green light from watchdog to buy stake in Deliveroo UK

Amazon gets green light from watchdog to buy stake in Deliveroo

The CMA said that the deal was unlikely to ‘substantially lessen’ competition.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon to create 1,000 new jobs in Ireland They're Hiring

Amazon to create 1,000 new jobs in Ireland

The new roles will be created over the next two years.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon says email telling employees to delete TikTok from their phones 'sent in error' Tech

Amazon says email telling employees to delete TikTok from their phones 'sent in error'

Amazon cited “security risks” from the China-owned service in the email.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon plans to ban police use of its facial recognition software for a year Facial Recognition

Amazon plans to ban police use of its facial recognition software for a year

Demonstrations since the death of George Floyd have focused attention on how police use software to track people.

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19 pandemic hasn't spoiled the plot for independent bookshops Page Turner

Covid-19 pandemic hasn't spoiled the plot for independent bookshops

Some shops are well equipped to weather the crisis while others have had to get creative.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: Amazon shuts French distribution centres for five days after court ruling Amazon

Coronavirus: Amazon shuts French distribution centres for five days after court ruling

The court said Amazon France had “failed to recognise its obligations regarding the security and health of its workers”.

From TheJournal.ie World's richest man Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to help fight climate change Amazon

World's richest man Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to help fight climate change

The online retailer Amazon that Bezos runs has an enormous carbon footprint.

From TheJournal.ie Can you have a Green Christmas when shopping for presents online? Here's what the experts advise Green Christmas

Can you have a Green Christmas when shopping for presents online? Here's what the experts advise

Want to avoid giant retailers and go green this Christmas? It’ll take a little bit of extra research – but it is possible.

From TheJournal.ie Brazil’s president claims Leonardo DiCaprio paid for Amazon fires JAIR BOLSONARA

Brazil’s president claims Leonardo DiCaprio paid for Amazon fires

The criticism follows a police raid at the headquarters of two nonprofit groups this week.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon deforestation at highest level since 2008 Brazil

Amazon deforestation at highest level since 2008

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

From TheJournal.ie Indigenous Amazon land defender killed by illegal loggers in ambush Brazil

Indigenous Amazon land defender killed by illegal loggers in ambush

A logger also died in the attack on Friday night in Maranhao, Brazil.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis apologises over theft of Amazon statues from church in Rome Indigenous

Pope Francis apologises over theft of Amazon statues from church in Rome

The pontiff asked for forgiveness and said the indigenous statues had been found.

From TheJournal.ie Seven South American countries sign pact to protect the Amazon Amazon Fires

Seven South American countries sign pact to protect the Amazon

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro did not travel to Leticia, citing doctors’ orders.

From TheJournal.ie 60-day ban on burning in Brazil following global outcry over Amazon fires Burning Ban

60-day ban on burning in Brazil following global outcry over Amazon fires

However, activists have doused hopes that the ban would work.

From TheJournal.ie US ready to fight Amazon forest fires ... but only if it involves working with Brazilian government Amazon

US ready to fight Amazon forest fires ... but only if it involves working with Brazilian government

On Monday, the countries of the G7 pledged €18 million to tackle the Amazon fires.

From TheJournal.ie Tens of thousands of fires are burning in the Amazon - here's what you need to know Climate Change

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.

From TheJournal.ie G7 commits $20 million to Amazon as new fires flare up in world's largest rainforest Fires

G7 commits $20 million to Amazon as new fires flare up in world's largest rainforest

Aircraft have poured thousands of litres of water on the rainforest.

From TheJournal.ie Over 1,500 new fires ignited in Amazon rainforest, official data shows Blazes

Over 1,500 new fires ignited in Amazon rainforest, official data shows

43,000 troops are have been made available to combat the fires.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon, Microsoft and Intel may be putting world at risk through killer robot developments, study says Study

Amazon, Microsoft and Intel may be putting world at risk through killer robot developments, study says

The report surveyed major players from the tech sector about their stance on lethal autonomous weapons.

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian miners reportedly murder Amazonian tribal leader during land invasion Amapa

Brazilian miners reportedly murder Amazonian tribal leader during land invasion

Police have been deployed to the area following the killing last week.

From TheJournal.ie United States announces investigation into whether major online companies have 'stifled' competition Big Tech

United States announces investigation into whether major online companies have 'stifled' competition

The investigation comes after the European Union imposed hefty fines on Google recently.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie EU launches probe into Amazon's use of third-party sellers data Competition Rules

EU launches probe into Amazon's use of third-party sellers data

Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said the investigation would be completed as a matter of priority.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon founder Jeff Bezos reveals spaceship model and plans to put humans on the moon One Small Step

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos reveals spaceship model and plans to put humans on the moon

Bezos said his space company Blue Origin will land a robotic ship the size of a small house on the moon.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon's Bezos agrees record-breaking $35 billion divorce settlement Jeff Bezos

Amazon's Bezos agrees record-breaking $35 billion divorce settlement

MacKenzie Bezos retains a 4% stake in online retail giant Amazon which her husband founded in 1994.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon investigator says Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos’s phone Personal Information

Amazon investigator says Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos’s phone

Gavin de Becker was looking into the leaking of Bezos’s personal information.

From TheJournal.ie What's going on with Jeff Bezos, a tabloid magazine, Donald Trump and alleged blackmail? Explainer

What's going on with Jeff Bezos, a tabloid magazine, Donald Trump and alleged blackmail?

A heated dispute is ongoing in the US involving some very high profile figures.

From TheJournal.ie Woody Allen sues Amazon for $68m over film deal breach of contract Film Deal

Woody Allen sues Amazon for $68m over film deal breach of contract

He is accusing Amazon of cancelling a film deal because of a “baseless” decades-old allegation that he sexually abused his daughter.

From TheJournal.ie Excess heat from Amazon's giant data centre will be used to warm homes in Tallaght Resource And Energy

Excess heat from Amazon's giant data centre will be used to warm homes in Tallaght

The local authority has a €15 million plan for Ireland’s first data centre-based ‘district heating system’.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon says customers' email addresses were exposed Website Glitch

Amazon says customers' email addresses were exposed

Customers in Europe and the US were affected.

From TheJournal.ie Judge asks Amazon to share Echo recordings in US murder case Alexa

Judge asks Amazon to share Echo recordings in US murder case

Timothy Verrill is accused of murdering two women and prosecutors believe there are Echo recordings of the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Life is worried Amazon's huge data centre in Tallaght could affect its future housing projects Building And Property

Irish Life is worried Amazon's huge data centre in Tallaght could affect its future housing projects

The pensions fund has a site adjacent to the facility being planned by the tech giant.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon has become a trillion dollar company Loaded

Amazon has become a trillion dollar company

The company, which was created in a garage in Washington, has come a long way.

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