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Hummingbird Builds Adorable Nest With Tiny Roof [Video]

Hummingbird Builds Adorable Nest With Tiny Roof

Conservationist and wildlife educationalist Bianca Soares photographed the tiny bird nest in Paraguay after the area was ravaged by fires last year. NASA says the smoky fires were so intense, they..

Credit: AmazeLab     Duration: 01:04Published
Hummingbird Builds Adorable Nest With a Tiny Roof [Video]

Hummingbird Builds Adorable Nest With a Tiny Roof

Conservationist and wildlife educationalist Bianca Soares found the tiny bird nest in Paraguay after the area was ravaged by fires last year. NASA says the smoky fires were so intense, they “turned..

Credit: AmazeLab     Duration: 01:04Published
Satellite images show the scale of Australia's wildfires [Video]

Satellite images show the scale of Australia's wildfires

SYDNEY — Australia's wildfires are so big now that satellites in space are able to spot the fires. Footage captured from Japan's Himawari-8 satellite shows plumes of smoke covering eastern..

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"That's a disgrace, the president should be called to account for that" - Sting on the Amazon rainforest fires in [Video]

"That's a disgrace, the president should be called to account for that" - Sting on the Amazon rainforest fires in

Sting celebrated the 30th anniversary of his charity The Rainforest Fund on Monday (December 9) in New York with some major music acts and accomplishments. "We've we won some major..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 02:26Published
Leonardo DiCaprio fires back at Brazilian president's accusations over Amazon rainforest fires [Video]

Leonardo DiCaprio fires back at Brazilian president's accusations over Amazon rainforest fires

Leonardo DiCaprio has hit back after Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro slammed him for donating to officials at non-profit organisations accused of igniting the Amazon rainforest fires.

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Environmental organizations say humans are to blame for fires devastating the Amazon, a region vital to our planet's climate. More than 74,000 fires have begun in Brazil this year with roughly 40..
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Diplomatic outrage over Amazon rainforest fires

Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have set off a diplomatic firestorm ahead of the G-7 Summit in France this weekend. The rainforest has been burning at a rate of three football fields per..
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Investigating the financial link between Americans and the burning of the Amazon rainforest

The Amazon rainforest fires in the summer of 2019 sparked outrage and a call to action worldwide. A new CBSN Originals documentary explores some of the factors driving the deforestation of the world's..
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· *Apple CEO Tim Cook donated $2 million of Apple shares to an unnamed charity just after Christmas.* · *The donation was revealed in an SEC filing.* · *Cook has made large donations to unnamed..
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Leonardo DiCaprio Responds to Brazilian President Who Blamed Him for Amazon Rainforest Fires

The 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' actor denies making donations to the non-profit organizations accused by the Brazilian government of purposely setting the forest on fire.
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I've seen the Amazon rainforest fires. They're a warning from the Ghost of Climate Future.

When the Amazon suffers, human suffering isn't far behind. With deforestation, we are compromising our climate and moisture cycles in alarming ways.
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Homes of indigenous tribes destroyed as Amazon fires continue to burn

Indigenous tribes living in the Amazon rainforest are being threatened by the fires burning across the region. Some are calling the inaction of the Brazilian government a genocide. Earther staff writer..
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What would the Earth be like without the Amazon rainforest?

Fires that have been ravaging the Amazon rainforest have raised questions about whether the world could survive with a devastated Amazon.
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Stings Posts Urgent Message About Amazon Rainforest Fires: 'We Are Fast Approaching The Tipping Point'

Sting has spent the better part of three decades urging the world to take immediate action to preserve the Amazonian rainforest. Now, with the amount...
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What you need to know about the Amazon rainforest fires

As Brazil and the world mobilize soldiers and finances in response to a wave of wildfires in the Amazon, far more is at stake than Brazil’s international reputation. The Amazon — nearly four times..
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Amazon Rainforest Fires Put A Spotlight On Illegal Land Grabbers

Inside the Amazon rainforest, wildcat miners dig out rocks and grind them down in search of gold. These illegal operators are blamed for deforestation, pollution and driving people off their land.
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Leonardo DiCaprio Pledges $5 Million to Help Amazon Fires

Leonardo DiCaprio‘s Earth Alliance foundation is committing $5 million to help with the Amazon rainforest fires. The organization’s emergency Amazon Forest Fund, which launched on Sunday (August..
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This tree-planting search engine saw a 1150% increase in downloads after the Amazon rainforest fires

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** · *Ecosia, an eco-friendly search engine, says it saw a 1150% increase in daily downloads in one day as people become more aware of the blazing fires currently ripping through the Brazilian..
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Brazil military begins operations to fight Amazon rainforest fires

The Amazon fires have become a global issue, escalating tensions between Brazil and European countries who believe Bolsonaro has neglected commitments to protect biodiversity
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Colorado-based Global SuperTanker helping combat Amazon rainforest fires

The world's largest firefighting airplane, the Global SuperTanker based in Colorado Springs, has been called in to assist the Bolivian government put out the massive fires tearing through the Amazon..
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Amazon rainforest fires: Here’s what’s really happening

Here is what we know so far about the fires raging in the Amazon.
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Brazilian President Bolsonaro May Send Army To Combat Amazon Rainforest Fires

International pressure has been steadily growing on President Jair Bolsonaro over his handling of the issue. He plans to meet with his ministers on Friday to discuss how to handle the crisis.
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Amazon Rainforest Fires: What to Know

How widespread are the fires? Is climate change to blame? Who’s at fault for the burning?
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Pictures from the Amazon rainforest fires in Brazil

The Amazon rainforest in Brazil has seen a record number of fires this season
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Here's the latest for Thursday, August 22nd: Amnesty International, Brazilian president at odds over Amazon rainforest fires; Pompeo on Canadians detained in China; Youth in Hong Kong take to the..
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Satellites Show Thousands Of Fires Sweeping Through Brazil's Amazon Rainforest

Fires are always burning in the Amazon. But wildfires have surged 83% since this time last year, according to Brazil's space agency. Satellites have spotted more than 9,500 wildfires this past week.
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Camila Cabello and Ariana Grande Raise Social Media Awareness for Amazon Rainforest Fires

The 'Senorita' singer says the environmental disaster 'makes her want to cry with frustration,' while the '7 Rings' hitmaker points out at the lack of media coverage over the on-going blaze.
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Celebrities React to Amazon Rainforest Fires - See Their Posts

Celebrities are speaking out about the fires taking place in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest. The rainforest – which produces 20 percent of the oxygen in the Earth’s atmosphere and slows down global..
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Camila Cabello, Sasha Pieterse, Lauren Jauregui, & More Celebs React to Amazon Rainforest Fires

The Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate in Brazil, CNN reports. There has been an 80% increase in fires in the Amazon, which is a huge contributor in creating oxygen for the Earth’s..
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Smoke plumes from Amazon rainforest fires spotted from space

The sky in Sao Paolo, Brazil, went dark Monday due to the smoke carried in from nearly 1,700 miles away
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