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Towering Ambition to Help Protect Amazon Rainforest
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, Amazon )

Cal
- 27 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
A new 325-metre observatory soaring above the Amazonian tree canopy will capture vital data on how climate change is impacting on a delicate environment that is also under threat from encroachment by lawless urban settlements.
Palm Oil - the New Threat to the Amazon
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, deforestation, AMazon, Amazon Rain Forest )

Cal
- 35 days ago - theecologist.org
Despite Brazil having made great strides in reducing logging in the Amazon region, a US study says the country faces a renewed threat to its forests.
Croppers Pose New Threat to Amazon Rainforest
Environment  (tags: AMazon, deforestation, palm oil, politics, protection, forests, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, world, trees, wildlife )

Cal
- 44 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
Analysts in the US say parts of the Brazilian Amazon may face new deforestation as ranchers move from raising beef cattle to cultivating crops such as palm oil.
Brazil's Proposed Mega-Dam Auction Provokes Outrage, Indigenous Fight
Environment  (tags: AMazon, law, Brazil, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, healthconditions, nature, humans, healthconditions, government, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 50 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
When Brazil announced plans September 12 to build a new dam on the Tapajós River, they violated their own legal requirements to comply with a process of free, prior, and informed consultation with threatened indigenous and traditional communities. Read
Keep the Oil in the Ground in the Amazon ACTION
Environment  (tags: big oil, Amazon, environment, indigenous rights, ecosystems, health conditions, habitatdestruction, wildlife )

Nancy
- 66 days ago - amazonwatch.org
The science is clear: we have to keep two-thirds of fossil fuels in the ground to avoid catastrophic climate change, so why are we looking for more? We need to start keeping oil in the ground, and the Amazon is a great place to start.
Drought Bites as Amazon's 'Flying Rivers' Dry Up
Environment  (tags: Amazon, deforestattion, climate change, drought, wildlife, protection, environment, ecosystems, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, humans, pollution )

Cal
- 70 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
Scientists in Brazil believe the loss of billions of litres of water released as vapour clouds by Amazon rainforest trees is the result of continuing deforestation and climate change - leading to devastating drough
Deforestation Ramping Up in Yasuni as Ecuador Sets to Open Up National Park to Drilling
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Amazon, Yasuni National Park, oil drilling, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, habitat, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, world, wildlife, nature, protection, pollution, politics, government, green )

Cal
- 118 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Recently, disturbance in the park may have ramped up, with satellite data showing a significant increase in deforestation alerts within Yasuni National Park since 2011.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Continue to Oppose Oil Production in Ecuador's Yasuni Rainforests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, oil production, AMazon, uncontacted tribes, indigenous rights, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, protection, pollution, world, wildlife, water, trees, conservation, green, government, politics, humans, nature )

Cal
- 120 days ago - forests.org
Ecuador's mega-diverse Yasuni National Park is again threatened by oil industry road construction as state oil company Petroamazonas has in secret constructed a road into the world-famous Amazon rainforest - violating environmental laws and threatening un
Amazon Oil Spill Has Killed Tons of Fish, Sickened Native People
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, environment, destruction, oil spill, Amazon, way of life, indigenous rights, ecosystems, protection, world, pollution, water, wildlife, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 121 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
This rupture of Peru's 39-year-old northern crude oil pipeline has terrified Kukama villagers along the Marañón River. People's complaints of nausea and skin rashes are aggravated by nervousness about eating the fish
Ecuador Issues Permit to Drill in Amazon Reserve
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, conservation, environment, Amazon, drillingdestruction, energy, world, politics, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 186 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Ecuador's government has issued an environmental permit for oil drilling in the pristine Amazon reserve that President Rafael Correa initially offered to exempt from exploration if rich countries would pay his government.
GOOD NEWS! Happy Amazon: $215 Million Raised for World's Largest Protected Area Network
Environment  (tags: protection, environment, ecosystems, AMazon, Happy Amazon, GoodNews )

Cal
- 187 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Three times larger than all of the U.S.'s national parks combined, it's the world's largest protected area network.
Stolen Information May Derail Yasuni Drilling Referendum
Environment  (tags: environment, activists, political disruption, Amazon, protection, pollution, wildlife, humans, ecosystems, forests )

Cal
- 207 days ago - news.mongabay.com
nvironmental activists in Ecuador are accusing the country's National Electoral Council of breaking into sealed boxes to interfere with completed petitions that call for a referendum on oil drilling in the Amazonian region of Yasuní.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Amazon From Another Big Oil Disaster!
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, Amazon, Big Oil profits, ecosystems, energy, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, wildlife, pollution, healthconditions )

Cal
- 216 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
Jaime and his Achuar people are guardians of a spectacular land teeming with one-of-a-kind plants and animals. But Ecuador's president, Rafael Correa, is racing to sell off the Achuar's rainforest home and the neighboring Yasuni National Park to greedy in
Ecuador Faces Vote on Yasuni Park Oil Drilling in Amazon
Environment  (tags: world, environment, ecosystems, AMazon, development, indigenous rights, oil drilling, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 222 days ago - amazonwatch.org
Environmentalists in Ecuador say they have collected enough signatures to have a referendum on whether the Yasuni National Park in the Amazon should be opened to further oil exploration.
Peru: Amazon Tribes Sacrificed to Gas Project
Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, corporate greed, Amazon, protection, healthconditions, humans, world, environment, ecosystems, destruction, green )

Cal
- 299 days ago - theecologist.org
Peru has approved the highly controversial expansion of the Camisea gas project onto the land of isolated Amazon tribes - who will be put at risk of a massive death toll or extinction from introduced diseases.
 

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