Scientists Warn That The Amazon’s Tipping Point Puts Brazil’s Agribusiness, Energy Sector At Risk

Source: The RisingOvershooting an Amazon rainforest-to-savanna tipping point would be “catastrophic” to Brazil’s economic powerhouses, experts have said — with especially far-reaching impacts for the...

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The scientists restoring a gold-mining disaster in the Peruvian Amazon

Source: NatureLa Pampa, Peru“Holy shit!” Miles Silman gasped as his motorized rickshaw rattled out of the forest and onto a desolate beach. All traces of the trees, vines and swamps that once covered...

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Children Put Canada and Norway on Blast for Climate Failures

Source: EartherThe teens are pissed. Perhaps you’ve heard.Young people have cranked up the pressure all year on world leaders in an attempt to get them to address climate change. In September, 16...

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Brazil’s deforestation is exploding—and 2020 will be worse

Source: Science MagazineDevelopment, most of it illegal, destroyed more than 9700 square kilometers of Brazilian Amazon rainforest in the year ending in July, according to a government estimate...

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