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A palm oil alternative could help save rainforests

Plantations for palm oil are blamed for rainforest destruction, but an artificial palm oil is close. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-55016453 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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40 Percent of the Amazon Is on the Brink of Transitioning to Savanna

Huge swaths of the Amazon have gotten so dry that they may be on the brink of transitioning into an entirely different kind of ecosystem,…

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‘England’s rainforests are burning’: Government faces pressure to fulfil pledge to ban peat-burning

<p>Practice of starting fires has risen seven-fold since the 1940s, and at least 400 permits are now in place</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/peat-burning-grouse-moor-fire-carbon-wet-bog-rspb-cpre-george-eustice-b723260.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Already battling coronavirus, Brazilians now fear smoke from raging Amazon fires

The coronavirus pandemic has already killed more than 108,000 people, and many Brazilians will now have to contend with smoke from the fires, as well….

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New footage shows record number of fires in Amazon – despite Brazil's leader calling blazes a 'lie'

The first two weeks of August saw more than 15,000 fires, according to data from INPE, Brazil’s space agency Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/amazon-rainforest-fires-brazil-bolsonaro-climate-crisis-a9678466.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is Soaring

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is up. Way up. Read more… Source: https://earther.gizmodo.com/deforestation-in-the-brazilian-amazon-is-soaring-1844653246 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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Brazil: Number of fires more than doubles in world's biggest wetlands

Over 2,500 blazes were recorded in the Pantanal between January and June, research shows Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/brazil-fires-double-worlds-biggest-wetlands-pantanal-climate-a9639741.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Amazon photos show 'illegal' burning of rainforest amid record deforestation levels

Greenpeace blames huge surge in deforestation on Brazilian government’s ‘anti-environmental agenda’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/amazon-fires-deforestation-burning-greenpeace-photos-a9624491.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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Why coconut oil may be worse than palm oil for the environment

If people want to boycott palm oil because of deforestation, they should boycott coconut, coffee, and chocolate as well, writes Erik Meijaard Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/long_reads/science-and-technology/coconut-oil-worse-palm-oil-deforestation-environment-ecology-a9605761.html Droolin’…

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To Stop Deforestation, Give People Money

Solutions to inequality are often portrayed as being at odds with environmental protection. It doesn’t have to be an either-or choice, though. A new study…

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Coronavirus disrupts global fight to save endangered species

Around the world, government resources diverted to pandemic efforts have opened opportunities for illegal land clearing and poaching. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/coronavirus-disrupts-global-fight-save-endangered-species-n1227256 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Scientists disprove Bolsonaro government claim devastating Amazon wildfires had nothing to do with deforestation

‘Without tackling deforestation we will continue to see the largest rainforest in the world being turned to ashes’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/amazon-wildfires-deforestation-jair-bolsonaro-climate-change-a9206371.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Amazon crisis: Warring tribes unite against Bolsonaro plans to devastate Brazil's rainforests for cash

‘We have only one enemy, which is the Brazilian government,’ indigenous leader says Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/amazon-crisis-brazil-tribes-bolsonaro-rainforest-xiangu-river-a9089716.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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Smoke Has Blotted Out the Sun in São Paulo as the Amazon Burns

What began as a “day of fire” a week and a half ago has now turned daytime skies in São Paulo an inky black. The…

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Destruction of Amazon rainforest increases rapidly as Brazil's far-right president Jair Bolsonaro slashes protections

Country ‘facing risk of runaway deforestation’ with 39 per cent greater loss of forest cover than previous year Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/amazon-rainforest-bolsonaro-brazil-deforestation-logging-mining-climate-change-a9024871.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Are ethical investors funding the destruction of Brazilian forests?

World’s largest producer of eucalyptus pulp accused of indirectly replacing forests with plantations, leading to ‘tremendous’ carbon emissions Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/analysis-and-features/brazil-rainforest-climate-change-environment-ethical-investment-a9012811.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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World must undergo huge social and financial transformation to save future of human life, major report finds

‘It’s time to rethink how we grow food, travel and look after the countryside: it may mean hard choices but the rewards are enormous’ Source:…

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World’s Oldest Rainforest Is Being Cooked to Death by Climate Change, Authorities Warn

Australia can’t seem to catch a break. The Great Barrier reef is still limping along after being ravaged by heat waves two to three years…

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Amazon rainforest deforestation ‘worst in 10 years’, says Brazil

The rate of deforestation has risen 13.7% in a year, amid concern about the new president’s policies. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-46327634 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Brazil reveals highest deforestation figures in a decade as activists warn Bolsonaro will make issue worse

Illegal logging and agriculture creeping into jungle land blamed for devastating rise Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/brazil-amazon-rainforest-jair-bolsonaro-deforestation-global-warming-a8649976.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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Indigenous people want to make Amazon rainforest world's biggest protected area

While plan would not prevent development in the entire Amazon, the space that it would protect is as big as Mexico. Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/amazon-rainforest-indigenous-people-biodiversity-united-nations-protected-area-a8645086.html Droolin’ Dog…

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