The Amazon fire crisis has been 500 years in the making – as Brazil’s indigenous people know only too well.
After five centuries of extraction, the Amazon region stands on the brink. [Read now...]
Rainforest fires heat the planet, but the degraded forest left behind has far more consequences for the local environment. [Read now...]
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. [Read now...]
What the Amazon fires mean for Jair Bolsonaro politically. [Read now...]
Brazil’s deforestation rate is back up. The UN Security Council has three main options. [Read now...]
Imagine that your lungs burst into flames — that’s what’s happening to our Earth right now, Alyssa Satara writes. [Read now...]
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. [Read now...]
Rainforest species didn’t co-evolve with fire – and even a low intensity wildfire can kill half the trees. [Read now...]
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. [Read now...]
Amazon wins ‘.amazon’ domain name, aggravating South American region and undermining digital commons.
Who has the right to use an Amazon domain name? The people who live there or a company with the same name? [Read now...]
Brazilian universities fear Bolsonaro plan to eliminate humanities and slash public education budgets.
Brazil’s new president was elected on promises to radically restructure Brazil. But proposed education spending cuts and curricular changes have students and teachers marching in the streets. [Read now...]