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.
Rhett A. Butler – Authorities in Brazil have arrested a man they claim to be the single biggest deforester in the Amazon…
John C. Cannon, Mongabay Waking Times As nations invest billions in extraction development, forests may suffer big losses. Many of the minerals that enable our technology, back the value of our…
Jeremy Hance, Mongabay Waking Times In what is a major victory for environmentalists, campaigners with United for Yasuni have collected 727,947 signatures triggering a national referendum on whether or not…
Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease Waking Times Palm oil of any kind, whether it be from the fruit or kernel is not beneficial to the Earth or human health. The marketing…
Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times Respected author, public speaker and spokesperson for indigenous rights John Perkins expressed outrage today that the government of Ecuador has violently closed down the…
Photos Reveal Ecuador Building Secret Oil Roads Deeper Into Richest Rainforest on Earth, the Yasuní National Park
Massimo De Marchi, Mongabay Waking Times In August 2012, professional photographers Ivan Kashinsky and Karla Gachet were on assignment for National Geographic in Yasuní National Park, home to arguably the most biodiverse rainforest in…