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 [...]

Propaganda Blitz Against Bolivia’s Progressive Government

By Cassandra Howath, Off-guardian.org -

On 26 August, Novara Media’s website published a vicious and reactionary article titled ‘It’s Not Just Brazil’s Forests That Are Burning, Bolivia Is on Fire Too’ by prominent Extinction Rebellion [...]

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 [...]

Climate Activists Are Building Power, Declare We Have An Emergency

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Wildfires are raging around the world, creating a negative feedback loop for the climate by releasing greenhouse gases and destroying the forests' capacity to sequester carbon. The United States [...]

Fines For Violating Environment Dropped Since Bolsonaro Elected

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Brazil’s environment agency data showed that fines for environmental violations decreased since far-right President Jair Bolsonaro took office in January. From January to Aug. 23, the fines [...]

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 [...]

Woosley Fire: Sampling In The Wake Of Disaster

By Staff, Fairewinds.org -

During 2018, California was racked by the most devastating series of deadly forest fires in its history. While each of these events led to a tragic loss of lives, wildlife, homes, and entire [...]

Most Important 2018 Environmental Stories, Point To Our Work In 2019

By Maureen Nandini Mitra, Earthisland.org -

I don’t know about you, but it to seems to me as though 2018 swept by in a blur of mostly dismal news. As I began drawing up our annual list of the most important environmental stories of the [...]

Confronting The Carbon Capitalists

By Seattle IWW, Itsgoingdown.org -

Northwest forests, once some of the most biodiverse regions on Earth, have been clear-cut and laden with biocides. Complex interrelationships have been smashed with saws and machinery to make way [...]

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