John Vibes – The wildfires that are current ripping across Australia have gotten only passing mentions in the global media, but they are actually far more serious than many similar acts of nature that have happened in recent years.
Rhett Butler – With near-daily overflights and high-resolution imagery, Planet’s constellation of satellites is providing a clear look at some of the fires now burning in the Brazilian Amazon.
John Vibes – Many are beginning to ask questions about who is responsible for such massive fires in the Amazon.
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Jessica Corbett – One scientist said that “if this continues, the forest may no longer be able to sustain itself,” which would seriously hamper efforts to limit global temperature rise and avert climate catastrophe.
John Vibes – Despite the order, nearly 2,000 new fires have been reported in the region since the restrictions were put into place.
John Vibes – There are many fires burning throughout the world at any given time, especially this time of year.
Elias Marat – Environmental advocates blasted Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who joked about “setting the Amazon aflame.”
Olivia Rosane – There are a record number of wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforest.
Alex Pietrowski – Fires started by illegal loggers are threatening to wipe out uncontacted tribes.
Dylan Charles – “I’m like a corporate political prisoner… They are trying to totally destroy me.”
John Vibes – According to new satellite data released by the Brazilian government this week, deforestation in the Amazon rainforest is at the highest levels the area has seen in over a decade.
Olivia Rosane – Despite confirmation this week that the deforestation rate in the Amazon rainforest is at its highest in more than a decade.
Olivia Rosane – The deforestation rate in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest is at its highest in more than a decade, CNN reported Tuesday.
Elias Marat – “Today we have only one enemy, which is the Brazilian government, the president … and the invasions of non-indigenous people.”
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Jake Johnson – “If the planet could talk, it would be screaming in agony or weeping in despair. Maybe both.”
Elias Marat – As people across the globe are increasingly realizing: “The world isn’t dying, it’s being killed!”
Jake Johnson – The Amazon rainforest has been devastated for weeks by fires so intense they can be seen from space.
Andrea Davis – The call of the Amazon led me to this tribe who need our help in preserving their land and culture.
Norma Erickson – In Denmark, the HPV vaccine Gardasil is being linked to serious medical issues that affect approximately 5,000 women who were vaccinated with it.
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Joel E. Correia – South America’s second-largest forest, the Gran Chaco, is disappearing in plain sight.