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 – Indigenous rights groups blamed the Bolsonaro government for the killing, since the president has promised to open indigenous reserves to extractive industries.
Jordan Davidson – Ivory Coast’s rainforests have been decimated by cocoa production and what is left is put in peril by a new law that will remove legal protections for thousands of square miles of forests.
Elias Marat – The orangutan population has been driven to the brink of extinction.
John Vibes – The newly formed alliance will also be setting up a database to share information about logging, mining, and deforestation.
Dr. Mercola – “We have missed the essentials of what a tree is all about.”
Elias Marat – This could lead to the planting of billions of trees.
Morgan Erickson-Davis – Newly released data indicate the tropics lost around 120,000 square kilometers of tree cover last year.
Mongabay – The government intends to colonize and integrate the remaining indigenous communities in the Amazon.
Dylan Charles – We need to make a connection to something beyond the self.
‘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.
Lorraine Chow – The problem is worse than any other time in history.
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.
Hans Nicholas Jong – Tropical tree cover loss in many countries has been ramping up in recent years, including in Brazil.
Dylan Charles – The project is already a major win in the fight against wildlife poachers and illegal loggers.
Vic Bishop – A small victory in the fight against corporate genocide and ecocide.
Vic Bishop – To save the forests, they must be returned to those who will care for them.
Dylan Charles – The world’s biggest advertisers cannot afford to tell us the truth.
Rhett A. Butler – Peru sets up 3.3M acre reserve home to un-contacted tribes, endangered wildlife.
Mrinalini Erkenswick Watsa – In the Peruvian Amazon, a global craving for gold has changed life for local communities.