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Brazil Prez claims ‘cool guy’ Leonardo DiCaprio paid money to WWF to ‘torch’ Amazon rainforest

Jair Bolsonaro has repeatedly lashed out at various factions in casting blame for the forest fires.

30 Nov 2019 11:04 AM

Fires still erupting in Amazon; number of blazes in Brazil up 45 pc from 2018

The Amazon is considered particularly important for its absorption of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

12 Sep 2019 2:05 PM

Amazon nations meet in indigenous hut at Colombia over forest protection

The summit took place in wake of an international outcry over raging fires that have devastated swaths of Amazon in Brazil and Bolivia.

07 Sep 2019 12:02 PM

2018 reports massive forest destruction

Tropical forest the size of England destroyed in 2018: report.

26 Apr 2019 10:39 AM

Amazon.com should share web domain name rights, Brazil says

The proposal would give Amazon.com the chance to show Amazon countries and public opinion that it is “a fully responsible corporation.

04 Apr 2019 4:29 PM

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Humans arrived in Southeast Asia 20,000 years earlier: study

A barrage of dating techniques were applied to the sediment around the fossils in a cave in Indonesia.

10 Aug 2017 1:44 PM

Notes from a paradise

City artist Garima Gupta engages in a conversation about ecological damage in Papua New Guinea, through sketches and animation.

13 Feb 2017 12:26 AM

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