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# rainforest - Last month November 2022

'Brazil is back': President-elect Lula vows to fight deforestation at COP27
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# Amazon Rainforest

'Brazil is back': President-elect Lula vows to fight deforestation at COP27

Nov 16th 2022, 10:14 PM 8,761 Views 17 Comments

Lula has offered to host UN climate talks in the Amazon region in 2025.

# rainforest - This year 2022

Murdered UK journalist laid to rest in Brazil
# Dom Phillips
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# Dom Phillips

Murdered UK journalist laid to rest in Brazil

Jun 27th 2022, 8:31 AM 17,123 Views 2 Comments

Dom Phillips was killed in the Amazon while researching a book about how to save the world’s largest rainforest.

British journalist and Brazilian indigenous expert missing in remote part of Amazon
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# Brazil

British journalist and Brazilian indigenous expert missing in remote part of Amazon

Jun 7th 2022, 12:57 PM 14,965 Views 2 Comments

Two people have been arrested in connection with their disappearance.

# rainforest - Last year 2021

Deforestation of Brazil's Amazon rainforest hit new record in October
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Deforestation of Brazil's Amazon rainforest hit new record in October

Nov 12th 2021, 9:40 PM 16,101 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 area equivalent in size to the Netherlands burnt or cut down during 2020
# CLIMATE CRISIS
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# CLIMATE CRISIS

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

Mar 31st 2021, 7:11 AM 8,722 Views 20 Comments

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

# rainforest - All time

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

Aug 12th 2020, 10:45 AM 18,707 Views 15 Comments

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

Amazon deforestation at highest level since 2008
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Amazon deforestation at highest level since 2008

Nov 18th 2019, 10:47 PM 9,472 Views 43 Comments

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

Tens of thousands of fires are burning in the Amazon - here's what you need to know
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# 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 13,166 Views 30 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 23rd 2019, 10:29 PM 32,613 Views 27 Comments

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

Plans to allow mining in the Amazon rainforest have been halted
# Renca Reserve
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# Renca Reserve

Plans to allow mining in the Amazon rainforest have been halted

Sep 1st 2017, 11:38 AM 7,884 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Sep 4th 2014, 8:00 AM 3,634 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 8th 2014, 12:30 PM 55,954 Views 126 Comments

But it wasn’t Photoshopped either…

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

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

Feb 1st 2012, 7:15 AM 1,739 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 28th 2010, 7:23 AM 1,495 Views 0 Comments

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