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Forest fires 16 000km away affect Singapore
Forest fires 16 000km away affect Singapore
The Mail & Guardian is publishing this article as part of a network of over 300 publications that are sharing journalism on the climate...
Amazon fires create image nightmare for Brazil
Amazon fires create image nightmare for Brazil
Scorched forests, government inaction and presidential insults — fires in the Amazon rainforest are having a disastrous effect on Brazil's...
Bolsonaro vows to fight 'illegal deforestation' in Brazil
Bolsonaro vows to fight 'illegal deforestation' in Brazil
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro vowed Saturday to combat "illegal deforestation," a day after the head of the agency that measures deforestation...
Attacks on Brazil's ecological paradises threaten biodiversity
Attacks on Brazil's ecological paradises threaten biodiversity
Brazil is home to more than half of the world's plant and animal species, but its ecological paradises are facing growing threats from big business...
Illegal logging in Brazil turns Amazon into a powder keg
Illegal logging in Brazil turns Amazon into a powder keg
A rifle resting on his shoulder, Tatji Arara looks despondent as he steps over the trunks of huge trees felled by timber traffickers in the heart...
The fate of unique species in Tanzania’s coastal forests hangs in the balance
The fate of unique species in Tanzania’s coastal forests hangs in the balance
Tanzania is known for its tapestry of lush forests, expansive grasslands and tropical beaches, and abundant and diverse wildlife. Its coastal...
Purring monkey and vegetarian piranha among 400 new Amazon species
Purring monkey and vegetarian piranha among 400 new Amazon species
A purring monkey, a vegetarian piranha and a flame-patterned lizard are among more than 400 new species of animals and plants discovered in the...
Alarm bells ring over activist death toll
Alarm bells ring over activist death toll
The death toll of campaigners, community leaders and journalists involved in the protection of forests, rivers and land has risen dramatically in...
'UK grocery shoppers are killing Amazon rainforest'
'UK grocery shoppers are killing Amazon rainforest'
The environmental group says in a report that canned beef from the supermarket chain has been found to contain meat from ranches that have been...
World holds its breath as Brazil faces Amazon threat
World holds its breath as Brazil faces Amazon threat
Never before has so much vital rainforest been dependent on one person for its survival. But that is where Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff finds...
India's forest protection laws start getting teeth
India's forest protection laws start getting teeth
India's forests, spread over an estimated 70-million hectares at the latest count, have long been at the centre of a development-versus-conservation debate in the rising Asian power....
Amazon threatened by new oil and gas exploration
Amazon threatened by new oil and gas exploration
Vast swathes of the western Amazon are to be opened up for oil and gas exploration, putting some of the planet's most pristine and biodiverse...

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