Saving the Amazon: The fight to preserve the world's largest tropical rainforest | Four Corners

The Amazon plays a vital part in regulating the planet’s temperature. And yet, in the last year, forest destruction in the Brazilian Amazon soared by 85 per cent. Protected trees cut down illegally are destined for common building supplies like decking and doors. Cleared land is then used to house cattle being farmed to meet… Continue reading Saving the Amazon: The fight to preserve the world's largest tropical rainforest | Four Corners

Saving the Amazon: The fight to preserve the world's largest tropical rainforest | Four Corners

The Amazon plays a vital part in regulating the planet’s temperature. And yet, in the last year, forest destruction in the Brazilian Amazon soared by 85 per cent. Protected trees cut down illegally are destined for common building supplies like decking and doors. Cleared land is then used to house cattle being farmed to meet… Continue reading Saving the Amazon: The fight to preserve the world's largest tropical rainforest | Four Corners

Saving the Amazon: The fight to preserve the world's largest tropical rainforest | Four Corners

The Amazon plays a vital part in regulating the planet’s temperature. And yet, in the last year, forest destruction in the Brazilian Amazon soared by 85 per cent. Protected trees cut down illegally are destined for common building supplies like decking and doors. Cleared land is then used to house cattle being farmed to meet… Continue reading Saving the Amazon: The fight to preserve the world's largest tropical rainforest | Four Corners

Amazon Burning: Death and Destruction in Brazil's Rainforest | Fault Lines

Brazil saw a dramatic increase in the number of fires in the Amazon with more than 80,000 fires so far this year alone. This past summer, the world watched in horror as images of flames engulfing swathes of land in the world’s largest rainforest came out, leading to global calls for boycotts over President Jair… Continue reading Amazon Burning: Death and Destruction in Brazil's Rainforest | Fault Lines

Saving the Amazon: The fight to preserve the world's largest tropical rainforest | Four Corners

The Amazon plays a vital part in regulating the planet’s temperature. And yet, in the last year, forest destruction in the Brazilian Amazon soared by 85 per cent. Protected trees cut down illegally are destined for common building supplies like decking and doors. Cleared land is then used to house cattle being farmed to meet… Continue reading Saving the Amazon: The fight to preserve the world's largest tropical rainforest | Four Corners

Saving the Amazon: The fight to preserve the world's largest tropical rainforest | Four Corners

The Amazon plays a vital part in regulating the planet’s temperature. And yet, in the last year, forest destruction in the Brazilian Amazon soared by 85 per cent. Protected trees cut down illegally are destined for common building supplies like decking and doors. Cleared land is then used to house cattle being farmed to meet… Continue reading Saving the Amazon: The fight to preserve the world's largest tropical rainforest | Four Corners

Investigating the financial link between Americans and the burning of the Amazon rainforest

The Amazon rainforest fires in the summer of 2019 sparked outrage and a call to action worldwide. A new CBSN Originals documentary explores some of the factors driving the deforestation of the world’s largest rainforest. CBSN Originals correspondent and executive producer Adam Yamaguchi joined CBSN AM to discuss. Subscribe to the CBS News Channel HERE:… Continue reading Investigating the financial link between Americans and the burning of the Amazon rainforest

Amazon Burning: Death and Destruction in Brazil's Rainforest | Fault Lines

Brazil saw a dramatic increase in the number of fires in the Amazon with more than 80,000 fires so far this year alone. This past summer, the world watched in horror as images of flames engulfing swathes of land in the world’s largest rainforest came out, leading to global calls for boycotts over President Jair… Continue reading Amazon Burning: Death and Destruction in Brazil's Rainforest | Fault Lines

Animal Equality Investigation Shows Impact of Amazon Rainforest Deforestation

In September 2019, Animal Equality Brazil sent investigators to Northern Brazil to document the increased deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest and its connection to animal agriculture. THE DETAILS: According to Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE), deforestation in the Amazon grew 50% in 2019 with livestock occupying 80% of the deforested area, according… Continue reading Animal Equality Investigation Shows Impact of Amazon Rainforest Deforestation

Animal Equality Investigation Shows Impact of Amazon Rainforest Deforestation

In September 2019, Animal Equality Brazil sent investigators to Northern Brazil to document the increased deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest and its connection to animal agriculture. THE DETAILS: According to Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE), deforestation in the Amazon grew 50% in 2019 with livestock occupying 80% of the deforested area, according… Continue reading Animal Equality Investigation Shows Impact of Amazon Rainforest Deforestation

Animal Equality Investigation Shows Impact of Amazon Rainforest Deforestation

In September 2019, Animal Equality Brazil sent investigators to Northern Brazil to document the increased deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest and its connection to animal agriculture. THE DETAILS: According to Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE), deforestation in the Amazon grew 50% in 2019 with livestock occupying 80% of the deforested area, according… Continue reading Animal Equality Investigation Shows Impact of Amazon Rainforest Deforestation

Animal Equality Investigation Shows Impact of Amazon Rainforest Deforestation

In September 2019, Animal Equality Brazil sent investigators to Northern Brazil to document the increased deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest and its connection to animal agriculture. THE DETAILS: According to Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE), deforestation in the Amazon grew 50% in 2019 with livestock occupying 80% of the deforested area, according… Continue reading Animal Equality Investigation Shows Impact of Amazon Rainforest Deforestation

Animal Equality Investigation Shows Impact of Amazon Rainforest Deforestation

In September 2019, Animal Equality Brazil sent investigators to Northern Brazil to document the increased deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest and its connection to animal agriculture. THE DETAILS: According to Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE), deforestation in the Amazon grew 50% in 2019 with livestock occupying 80% of the deforested area, according… Continue reading Animal Equality Investigation Shows Impact of Amazon Rainforest Deforestation

Animal Equality Investigation Shows Impact of Amazon Rainforest Deforestation

In September 2019, Animal Equality Brazil sent investigators to Northern Brazil to document the increased deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest and its connection to animal agriculture. THE DETAILS: According to Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE), deforestation in the Amazon grew 50% in 2019 with livestock occupying 80% of the deforested area, according… Continue reading Animal Equality Investigation Shows Impact of Amazon Rainforest Deforestation