Amazon rainforest ravaged by deforestation fires in Brazil

Massive forest fires have been burning in the Amazon region of Brazil for over three weeks now, with little sign of slowing down. Watch More Videos: India, France carry out mega air exercise ‘Garuda’: In USA, Imran Khan greeted by largest gathering of Pak-Americans: National Film Awards 2019 Announced: Subscribe to Indian Express: The Indian… Continue reading Amazon rainforest ravaged by deforestation fires in Brazil

'It's all finished' – Tribal chief on deforestation of the Amazon rainforest

Subscribe to ITN News: Amazon tribal chiefs Raoni Metuktire and Megaron Txucarramae highlight environmental situation in Brazilian rainforest. Two weeks ago, with World Cup 2014 preparations in full swing, protesters from the Kayapo people of the Amazon joined other indigenous people in a clash with the Brazilian riot police. Two of them walked into the… Continue reading 'It's all finished' – Tribal chief on deforestation of the Amazon rainforest

The Destruction of the Amazon Rainforest | George Monbiot

“If we lose the Amazon rainforest, we lose everything.” George Monbiot warns the entire 🌎 Support DDN: [ad_2]

The Amazon: its threats and how we'll protect it

The Amazon is the world’s biggest rainforest, home to more than 340 thousand Indigenous Peoples and half of the planet’s terrestrial species. Cattle ranching, soya plantations and timber extracting are some of the key drivers of deforestation in the Amazon. Greenpeace has been working with our Indigenous allies to guarantee the demarcation of their lands… Continue reading The Amazon: its threats and how we'll protect it

Jair Bolsonaro – Enemy of the Amazon

Newly elected President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro holds the future of the world’s largest rainforest in his hands. His plans for it put us all in jeopardy.  EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: JOEL BACH and DREW MAGRATTEN WRITER: DREW MAGRATTEN SCRIPT EDITORS: JOEL BACH, MAGGIE BADORE, JOSH FUTTERSAK and MATT ROSENBAUM VIDEO EDITOR: ETHAN DAVID SOURCES: [i] VOX.com.… Continue reading Jair Bolsonaro – Enemy of the Amazon

Working with Greenpeace to stop Amazon deforestation

With concerns about soybean growers clearing land in the Brazilian Amazon, Cargill, McDonald’s and Greenpeace banded together in 2006 to help create the Soy Moratorium. Since companies refused to buy soy from newly deforested land, the rate of rainforest deforestation has dropped 80 percent – a remarkable success story. [ad_2]