Activists Follow The Money Fueling Amazon Fires

By Negin Owliaei and Kelsey Hawkins-Johnson, Inequality.org -

While the world watches in horror as fires rage on in the Amazon, activists are shining a light on the big businesses destroying what’s popularly known as the “lungs of the Earth.” On September [...]

The Companies Behind The Burning Of The Amazon

By: Glenn Hurowitz, Mat Jacobson, Etelle Higonnet, and Lucia von Reusner, Stories.mightyearth.org -

Both domestic and international demand for beef and leather has fueled the rapid expansion of the cattle industry into the Amazon. From 1993 to 2013, the cattle herd in the Amazon expanded by [...]

The U.S. Footprint In Bolivia’s Incipient Colour Revolution

By Bruno Sgarzini, Libya360.wordpress.com -

The burning of the forest immediately gave way to an aggressive campaign in social networks and media against President Evo Morales, attributing the fires to Decree 3973 and Law 741 [...]

Western Regime-Change Operatives Launch Campaign To Blame Bolivia’s Evo Morales For Amazon Fires

By Wyatt Reed, Thegrayzone.com -

With fires set by landowners raging throughout the Amazon for nearly a month, a group of Western-backed information warriors has begun working to redirect outrage from the far-right Brazilian [...]

Flare Up Like A Forest Fire

By Bue Rübner Hansen, Roarmag.org -

Watching the Amazon burn, it is hard not to feel despair. But we have to remind ourselves that social transformations can take off as rapidly as a forest fire. The climate and ecosystems all have [...]

Bolisonaro Is A Global Climate Criminal For Creating The Conditions For The Amazon Fires

By Peter Koenig, Globalresearch.ca -

At the World Economic Forum (WEF) in January 2019 in Davos Switzerland, Bolsonaro made a sumptuous presentation, “We Are Building a New Brazil”. He outlined a program that put literally Brazil up [...]

The Amazon’s Burning Past, Follow Their Lead & The Problem With #PlantATree

By Eleanor Goldfield, Act Out -

A look at the understorey of the Amazon fires and the long history of colonialist destruction. If we want to protect the forest, we have to protect the people, and look to them for solutions [...]

Protest At Brazilian Embassy Over Amazon Rainforest Fires

By Maeve Campbell, EuroNews. -

Environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion has organised a protest outside London’s Brazilian embassy at short notice in response to the burning of the Amazon. Several hundred activists [...]

The Amazon Rainforest Is Burning As Bolsonaro Fans The Flames

By Staff, Pagina 12 -

Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE), confirmed with satellites what environmentalist organizations around the world had been announcing since President Jair Bolsonaro took [...]

Bolivia Orders World’s Largest Air Tanker To Combat Amazon Fires

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales announced on Wednesday that Bolivia had contracted a Boeing 747 ‘Supertanker’ to help extinguish huge forest fires in the Amazon have that spilled over from [...]

Bolsonaro Destroying The Amazon

By Manuella Libardi, Opendemocracy.net -

Leaked documents show that Jair Bolsonaro's government intends to use the Brazilian president's hate speech to isolate minorities living in the Amazon region. The PowerPoint slides, which [...]

London Climate Change Protesters Daub Brazilian Embassy Blood Red

By Peter Nicholls and Estelle Shirbon, Reuters.  -

London - Climate-change protesters threw red paint at the Brazilian embassy in London on Tuesday to demonstrate against damage to the Amazon rainforest and what they described as violence against [...]

Indigenous Organizers Halted Plans For Oil Drilling In The Amazon

By Kimberley Brown, Nationofchange.org -

Rosa Elvira Chuji Gualingai, 50, came to the city to pressure the government. Watching the traffic outside her office window, she says, “I can’t get used to this lifestyle.” The indigenous [...]

Forests Emerge As A Major Overlooked Climate Factor

By Gabriel Popkin, Quantamagazine.org -

When Abigail Swann started her career in the mid-2000s, she was one of just a handful of scientists exploring a potentially radical notion: that the green plants living on Earth’s surface could [...]