Deforestation

Legal target needed to cut deforestation from UK food supply chain - report

6 days ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A legal target should be introduced to end the destruction of forests in food supply chains by 2030 at the latest, a report for the Government has urged.
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Bolsonaro government thanked Johnson for Amazon fire support

6 days ago   |   The Guardian

UK prime minister's refusal to criticise Amazon fires and sharp rise in deforestation praised by Brazilian ambassador Boris Johnson was personally thanked by the Brazilian...
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Brazil scales back environmental enforcement amid coronavirus outbreak

9 days ago   |   The Guardian

Experts fear efforts to protect field agents from virus could lead to further deforestation Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Brazil will reduce...
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Jair Bolsonaro refutes reports that he tested positive for coronavirus

23 days ago   |   Grist

This is a developing news story. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro - known for his strong anti-environmental policies and his push to open up the Amazon for deforestation...
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Amazon deforestation looks set to hit a record high in 2020

23 days ago   |   New Scientist

Deforestation of the Amazon has continued at record levels this year, leading observers to warn the rainforest is disappearing faster than ever before
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Amazon group turns to solar canoes in fight against rainforest oil devastation

23 days ago   |   The Guardian

Achuar community also hope innovation will reduce amount of oil taken from forest only to be brought back as pollution A canoe slides noiselessly upstream through a landscape...
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Ecosystems the size of Amazon 'can collapse within decades'

26 days ago   |   The Guardian

Large biomes can break down like Jenga bricks once tipping point reached, research finds Even large ecosystems the size of the Amazon rainforest can collapse in a few decades...
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Expert reaction to research on collapse of large ecosystems

26 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

Research, published in Nature Communications , reports that large ecosystems, such as the Amazon rainforest, could collapse and disappear quickly once a crucial tipping point...
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Tropical forests losing their ability to absorb carbon, study finds

1 month ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Amazon could turn into source of CO 2 in atmosphere by next decade, research suggests Tropical forests are taking up less carbon dioxide from the air, reducing their ability to...
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Tory donor invested in firm linked to Amazon deforestation

1 month ago   |   The Guardian

Odey Asset Management understood to have sizeable stake in Brazilian firm SLC Agricola Crispin Odey , one of the biggest donors to Boris Johnson's Conservative party, has...
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