#Amazon rainforest

  • Article: Amazon Rainforest Fires Increased by 30% in 2019

    Amazon Rainforest Fires Increased by 30% in 2019

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 9, 2020

    Losing the Amazon rainforest would have a devastating effect on the global environment. Read more

  • Article: Brazil's President Is Making It Impossible to Fight Deforestation, Activists Say

    Brazil's President Is Making It Impossible to Fight Deforestation, Activists Say

    By Erica SanchezJoe McCarthy  and  Pia Gralki|June 12, 2019

    Enforcement agencies are being blocked from taking action. Read more

  • Article: Amazon Deforestation Could Affect Global Water Availability

    Amazon Deforestation Could Affect Global Water Availability

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Nov. 20, 2018

    The world is already facing a severe water crisis. Read more

  • Article: 5 Countries Hold 70% of the World’s Remaining Wilderness: Study

    5 Countries Hold 70% of the World’s Remaining Wilderness: Study

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 1, 2018

    “Wild places are facing the same extinction crisis as species.” Read more

  • Article: Chevron Owes $9.5 Billion for Decades of Harming Indigenous People

    Chevron Owes $9.5 Billion for Decades of Harming Indigenous People

    By Joe McCarthy|July 13, 2018

    The case is one of many that pit Indigenous rights against corporate malfeasance. Read more

  • Article: These Kids Won a Court Case Forcing Colombia to Protect the Amazon

    These Kids Won a Court Case Forcing Colombia to Protect the Amazon

    By Erica SanchezJoe McCarthy  and  Pia Gralki|April 6, 2018

    It sets a precedent that could lead to similar victories around the world. Read more

  • Article: Indigenous People Just Won a Major Battle Against Mining Companies in Ecuador

    Indigenous People Just Won a Major Battle Against Mining Companies in Ecuador

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 22, 2017

    There’s still a lot of work to do. Read more

  • Article: Britain and Germany Just Gave £117 Million To Fight Deforestation and Climate Change in the Amazon

    Britain and Germany Just Gave £117 Million To Fight Deforestation and Climate Change in the Amazon

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 14, 2017

    Brazil announced the funding in at COP23 in Bonn. Read more