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Rainforest fires heat the planet, but the degraded forest left behind has far more consequences for the local environment.
If the Amazon rainforest functions as our planet’s lungs, what do raging wildfires threaten? An atmospheric scientist explains why the fires, though devastating, won’t suffocate life on Earth.
What the Amazon fires mean for Jair Bolsonaro politically.
Brazil’s deforestation rate is back up. The UN Security Council has three main options.
Imagine that your lungs burst into flames — that’s what’s happening to our Earth right now, Alyssa Satara writes.
Don’t blame climate change for the 39,000 forest fires now incinerating huge tracts of the Brazilian Amazon. This environmental catastrophe is human-made and highly political.
The Amazon is burning at record levels, and land clearing is to blame. The good news: we already know what we need to do to stop it.