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Brazil halts Amazon fires amid investor pressure
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Amazon fires two employees critical of working conditions
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Amazon Fires Worker Leading Coronavirus Walkout
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Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro Accuses Leonardo DiCaprio of Funding Amazon Fires
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Smoke from Amazon fires could accelerate glacial melting in Andes
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Leonardo DiCaprio Denies Financing Amazon Fires: Accusation By Brazilian President
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In the Amazon, Fires Steal Breath, but Smoke Smells of MoneyThe thousands of fires set to clear land for cattle in Brazil’s rainforest are widely seen as an environmental disaster. Local ranch hands have more conflicted feelings.
The Amazon hasn't stopped burning. There were 19,925 fire outbreaks last month and 'more fires' are in the futureThe number of Amazon fires has decreased since they elicited an international outcry in August, but experts believe this is just a temporary respite.
Why Did a Vow to End Amazon Fires Falter? Blame ‘Cattle Laundering’Many of the thousands of fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon are set by ranchers. A deal inked 10 years ago was meant to stop the problem, but the ecological arson goes on as the Earth warms.
In Brazil, Amazon fires threaten millenary rock paintingsRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Ancient rock paintings in Brazil's Monte Alegre park are being threatened by some of the fires burning in the Amazon region. The online news site G1 reports says the Para..
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Amazon fires fall sharply in SeptemberRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Official figures show that the number of fires in the Amazon fell in September after an alarming rise in July and August. Data from the National Institute for Space Research..
Brazil tries to refresh its image after Amazon firesCampaign to tout green credentials could be undercut by Bolsonaro’s clashes with Europe
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United States: Impact Links: Homeowners Insurance Affected By Wildfire Risk; KKR Global Impact Fund New Investment; World Resources Institute Agenda To Solve Food Loss; Amazon Fires Speeding Up Climate Change; 3M's Increasing Commitment To Recycling -•Insurance companies in California are choosing not to renew homeowners' policies because of wildfire risk.
European space agency records Amazon air pollutionRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — New satellite images show an increase in air pollution in the Brazilian Amazon while fires burned in the region last month. The European Space Agency on Monday published maps..
Out of fashion at H&M: Brazilian leather tied to Amazon firesH&M joins Timberland and Vans brands in distancing themselves from Brazilian leather amid deforestation concerns
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Is Brazilian Leather Out of Fashion? H&M Stops Buying Over Amazon FiresOne of the world’s largest retailers will cease buying leather from the country, where cattle farmers are blamed for their part in accelerating deforestation.
Israel sends firefighters to help Brazil battle Amazon firesJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it will be dispatching a team of firefighters to assist Brazil with combatting the fires that have consumed large swaths of the country’s Amazon rainforest. The Foreign..
Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro to skip Amazon fires summit due to surgeryBrazil’s leader may be eager to speak about the ongoing Amazon fires that have drawn the world's attention, but he will have to wait, because surgery is forcing him to skip a summit of regional..
Bolivian bishops criticize 'predatory capitalism,' socialist Morales regime for Amazon fires (Fides)“When we perceive that this catastrophe is the result of human action, we must exercise our prophetic mission to openly seek and denounce its causes,” Bolivia’s bishops said in a statement on the..
Brazil’s Bolsonaro wants to discuss Amazon fires at UNRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he wants to discuss the Amazon fires that have drawn world attention at the next U.N. General Assembly in September. Bolsonaro told..
Amazon fires: French activists urge more Brazil actionPARIS (AP) — Pretending to be trees in the Amazon, activists marched through Paris urging Brazil’s president to do more to fight fires in the Amazon rainforest. Some 200 demonstrators walked..
Protect or develop? Amazon fires signal growing pressureFire is a way of life in the Amazon, highlighting strain between protecting and developing the rainforest
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High-level Brazilian envoys in US to discuss Amazon firesRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says his son, a congressman and foreign minister are in the United States to discuss possible U.S. aid for Brazil amid devastating fires in..
Amazon fires produce 220-degree scorched earth, dense smoke in new NASA imagesThe fires burning in the Amazon rainforest are exceedingly hot, according to a new report from NASA.
Nordea puts Brazil bonds in ‘quarantine’ over Amazon firesBERLIN (AP) — The biggest bank in the Nordic countries says it is suspending bond purchases from Brazil’s government amid concerns over the way the country is handling fires in the Amazon region...