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ACTION ALERT: Stop and Punish the People Behind the Use of Agent Orange in Amazon Rain Forest! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: amazon rainforest, humans, communities, posioning, wildlife, destruction, investigation, destruction, pollution, healthconditions )

- 2467 days ago -
Amazon forest is one of the most pristine rain forest in the world. It houses several thousands of species of Trees and Plants and several thousands of species of wildlife. Many of the trees and animals that live there are not yet identified.
ACTION ALERT: Innocent Animals Have Died and So Have People... PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: chevron, humans, destruction, wildife, amazon rainforest, deaths, government, legalisationhealthconditions, habitatdestruction )

- 2500 days ago -
Chevron may well be cheap and efficient, and they may well be your favourite company, but they have been responsible for one of the biggest causes of death, loss and health problems in the Amazon Rainforest; their own mess!
Witness the Amazon
Environment  (tags: Amazon, Amazon Rainforest, Chevron, ecosystems, habitatdestruction )

- 2538 days ago -
n 1993, 30,000 rural and Indigenous Ecuadoreans filed suit against one of the biggest oil companies in the world. Though Chevron was finally found guilty of massively polluting the Amazon in 2011, the company still refuses to clean up its mess. Witness...
Protected Areas Cover 44% of the Brazilian Amazon
Environment  (tags: world, environment, conservation, Amazon, Amazon Rainforest, protection, humans, destruction, ecosystems, nature, habitat )

- 2559 days ago -
Protected areas now cover nearly 44 percent of the Amazon -- an area larger than Greenland -- but suffer from encroachment and poor management, reports a new study by Imazon and the Instituto Socioambiental (ISA).
Demand for Gold Pushing Deforestation in Peruvian Amazon
Environment  (tags: Amazon, Amazon Rainforest, protection, habitat loss, deforestation, gold mining, humans, habitat, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

- 2559 days ago -
Deforestation is on the rise in Peru's Madre de Dios region from illegal, small-scale, and dangerous gold mining. In some areas forest loss has increased up to six times.
Growing Taste for Cheap Brazilian Beef Is Devastating the Amazon
Environment  (tags: Amazon Rainforest, destruction, consumption, dirty business, CO2emissions, ecosystems )

- 2570 days ago -
Brazil's cattle sector has become the largest driver for deforestation globally, overtaking palm oil plantations in Asia. With the UK sourcing 40 per cent of its processed beef from Brazil, campaigners are now calling for a consumer boycott.
Brazil to Auction Off Virginia-Sized Section of Amazon to Timber Companies
Environment  (tags: Amazon Rainforest )

- 2748 days ago -
It may seem shocking, but according to reports by Reuters, Brazil is preparing to auction off big chunks of the Amazon rainforest to timber companies. By year-end 2.47 millions of acres of forests will go under private management, with 27 million acres...
WWF Hopes to Find $60 Billion Growing on Trees
Environment  (tags: Amazon rainforest, Amazon Region Protected Areas (Arpa), bio-diverse area, WWF, , , Kyoto, (CDM), southern hemisphere, "Carbon sinks", Tumucumaque National Park )

- 2956 days ago -
If the world's largest, richest environmental campaigning group, the WWF - formerly the World Wildlife Fund - announced that it was playing a leading role in a scheme to preserve an area of the Amazon rainforest twice the size of Switzerland, many people
ACTION ALERT: Save the Amazon Rainforest!
Environment  (tags: amazon rainforest, environment, destruction, conservation, nature, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3031 days ago -
The Amazon Rainforest is extremely important for the survival of all beings on this planet. About 20 percent of the earth's oxygen is produced by the Amazon Rainforest. It is called "The Lungs of Our Planet" simply because it provides the essential
Deforestation Causes 'Boom & Bust' Development in the Amazon
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Amazon Rainforest, animals, destruction, endangered, conservation, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, protection, research, science, trees, wildlife, world )

- 3234 days ago -
Since 2000, 155 thousand square kilometres of rainforest in the Brazilian Amazon have been cut down for timber, burnt, or cleared for agricultural use. Forest clearance rates have averaged more than 1.8 million hectares per year.
Amazon Forest May Get Drier, But Survive Warming
Environment  (tags: Amazon rainforest, globalwarming, rainfall, environment, protection, habitat, nature, conservation, wildlife, animals )

- 3358 days ago -
Amazonian forests may be less vulnerable to dying off from global warming than feared because many projections underestimate rainfall, a study showed.
Brazil Protects Vast New Areas of Amazon Rainforest
Environment  (tags: Amazon rainforest, Brazil, new protected areas, conservation, habitat, environment, ecosystems, nature, wildlife )

- 3604 days ago -
Brazil has commemorated World Environment Day by creating four new protected areas, three of them in the Amazon rainforest. President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva signed the documents authorizing the three new protected areas in the Amazon,
Amazon Rainforest Vanishing Faster, Brazil Drafts Emergency Plan
Environment  (tags: destruction, conservation, environment, deforestation, protection, rainforest, Amazon Rainforest )

- 3739 days ago -
Despite world-wide attention, the Amazon rainforest is disappearing faster and faster. In the wake of the report, Brazilian president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, called an emergency meeting to formulate a plan for saving what's left.

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