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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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Renewed Construction, Activist Mobilization and Your Support

Source: Change.ORGLa Liga Ecológica Puertorriqueña del Noroeste, INC.NOV 21, 2019 — Dear petitioners,Last week, construction work was renewed in Playuela without the visible permits (which expired in...

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El Tribunal Supremo restituye la protección de siete reservas naturales

Fuente: El Nuevo DiaEl Tribunal Supremo restituyó la protección de siete reservas naturales que la Junta de Planificación había dejado sin efecto mediante resoluciones en el 2017, ratificadas en...

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Veloz derretimiento de los glaciares de los Andes

Fuente: SciDev   Los glaciares andinos se encuentran entre los que se derriten más rápidamente y son los que más contribuyen al aumento del nivel del mar en el planeta, según un estudio publicado en...

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Peces de la Amazonía enfrentan nuevas amenazas

Fuente: SciDev   Si bien la historia ha cumplido un importante papel en la distribución y diversidad de especies de peces en la cuenca del Amazonas, el cambio climático, la deforestación y la...

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