#Amazon

  • Article: Brazil Is Deploying Troops to Protect the Amazon Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    Brazil Is Deploying Troops to Protect the Amazon Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    By Joe McCarthy|April 30, 2020

    Deforestation has surged in recent months. Read more

  • Article: Jeff Bezos Pledges $10 Billion to Fight Climate Change

    Jeff Bezos Pledges $10 Billion to Fight Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 18, 2020

    This is his largest charitable pledge to date. Read more

  • Article: Pope Francis Calls Destruction of the Amazon a 'Crime' and Calls for Action

    Pope Francis Calls Destruction of the Amazon a 'Crime' and Calls for Action

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 18, 2020

    The pope has long championed environmental causes. Read more

  • Article: 12 Documentaries for Global Citizens to Watch This Holiday Season

    12 Documentaries for Global Citizens to Watch This Holiday Season

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 20, 2019

    These stories expose injustice and envision a better world. Read more

  • Article: The UK Just Doubled Its Contribution to the World's Largest Fund Fighting Climate Change
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    The UK Just Doubled Its Contribution to the World's Largest Fund Fighting Climate Change

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 29, 2019

    The Green Climate Fund is working to protect hundreds of millions of people from climate change. Read more

  • Article: G7 World Leaders Pledge $22 Million to Fight Amazon Wildfires

    G7 World Leaders Pledge $22 Million to Fight Amazon Wildfires

    From Voice of America|Aug. 26, 2019

    An immediate effort to save the "lungs" of the planet. Read more

  • Article: 7 Organizations You Can Support to Protect the Amazon Rainforest

    7 Organizations You Can Support to Protect the Amazon Rainforest

    By Erica SanchezJoe McCarthy  and  Pia Gralki|Aug. 22, 2019

    Losing the Amazon would imperil the United Nations' Global Goals. Read more

  • Article: Deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest Rose by 88% in June

    Deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest Rose by 88% in June

    By Erica SanchezSushmita Roy  and  Gaëlle Langué|July 3, 2019

    About 920 square kilometers were lost last month compared to 488.4 square kilometers in June 2018. Read more