Robert T. Walker – Brazil’s divisive President Jair Bolsonaro has taken another step in his bold plans to develop the Amazon rainforest.
5 Biggest Pesticide Companies Are Making Billions From ‘Highly Hazardous’ Chemicals, Investigation Finds
Jordan Davidson – Poor people in developing countries are far more likely to suffer from exposure to pesticides, according to new data.
Morgan Erickson-Davis – The damage only became clear once the rain stopped and the clouds parted over Altamira National Forest in northern Brazil.
Olivia Rosane – The deforestation rate in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest is at its highest in more than a decade, CNN reported Tuesday.
Alex Pietrowski – No one knows where it is coming from or how to stop it.
Elias Marat – By 2021, the rainforest could cease to produce its own rain and simply degrade into dry savannah and grasslands.
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.
Elias Marat – “Today we have only one enemy, which is the Brazilian government, the president … and the invasions of non-indigenous people.”
John Vibes – Despite the order, nearly 2,000 new fires have been reported in the region since the restrictions were put into place.
Jessica Corbett – “The death of all these bees is a sign that we’re being poisoned.”
Elias Marat – Environmental advocates blasted Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who joked about “setting the Amazon aflame.”
John Vibes – Many are beginning to ask questions about who is responsible for such massive fires in the Amazon.
Tyler Durden – More than half a billion bees died earlier this year, and experts are suggesting that pesticides are the reason.
Elias Marat – The Brazilian Amazon rainforest has suffered a surge in deforestation in recent months.
Mongabay – The government intends to colonize and integrate the remaining indigenous communities in the Amazon.
‘There Will Be an Increase in Deforestation’: Brazil’s New President Signs Order Endangering Amazon and Indigenous Rights
Olivia Rosane – In his first day in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro promised to destroy more of the Amazon.
Brazil’s ‘Donald Trump’ Threatens Grave Destruction of the Amazon and Genocide for Indigenous Tribes
Alex Pietrowski – This is terrible news for those who love the earth.
Heather Callaghan – A powerful way of helping people to correct their lives.
Vic Bishop – In a stunning presidential decree, a huge area of protected land in Brazil will be raped by mining companies.
Vic Bishop – A legal victory as momentous as this is quite rare.