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

Plans to allow mining in the Amazon rainforest have been halted

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Deforestation isn't just changing our climate, it could be destroying life-saving medicines Rainforest

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

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

But it wasn’t Photoshopped either…

From TheJournal.ie TCD among research group awarded €3m for anti-inflammatory project Research

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Coalition at odds over Sunday pay; Brazil does away with rainforest protection laws and Carla’s staying mum on pregnancy rumours – but the pictures speak louder than words.

A decade of discovery:1,200 new species found in Amazon rainforest Rainforest This post contains images

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

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