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Topic: Bolsonaro

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‘A war society doesn’t see’: the Brazilian force driving out mining gangs from Indigenous lands

  2023-02-28 in The Guardian

An elite unit is on a mission to expel the illegal miners who devastated Yanomami territory during Bolsonaro’s presidency

  Tagged under: Bolsonaro | Brazil

‘Amped-up citizen science’ to save the world: Q&A with Conservation AI Hub’s Grant Hamilton

  2022-08-19 in Mongabay

Conservation apps have emerged in recent years as an efficient and cost-effective way to get citizens to monitor and document wildlife across the world. But an Australian initiative is going one step further. In a bid to detect and save the country’s dwindling koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) population, Conservation AI Hub has, since the beginning of […]

  Tagged under: Bolsonaro | Amazon Rainforest | Wildlife

Amazon rainforest ‘will collapse if Bolsonaro remains president’

  2021-07-14 in The Guardian

Brazilian academics and activists issue warning amid fresh assault on environmental protections

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Bolsonaro | Amazon Rainforest | Activism | Rainforests | Brazil | Collapse

Brazil, Besieged by Covid, Now Faces a Severe Drought

  2021-06-19 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Farming | Bolsonaro | Drought | Amazon Rainforest | Brazil

Joe Biden’s billions won’t stop Bolsonaro destroying the Amazon rainforest | Marina Silva and Rubens Ricupero

  2021-04-22 in The Guardian

Money alone will not persuade Brazil’s government to stop deforestation, say former Brazilian environment ministers Marina Silva and Rubens Ricupero

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Bolsonaro | Joe Biden | Rainforests | Amazon Rainforest | Brazil | Trees

European public roundly rejects Brazil trade deal unless Amazon protected

  2021-02-16 in Mongabay

An average 75% of respondents in 12 European nations say the gigantic EU-Mercosur trade pact should not be ratified if Jair Bolsonaro’s Brazil doesn’t end Amazon deforestation; EU governments are listening.

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Bolsonaro | Amazon Rainforest | Brazil

Amazon near tipping point of switching from rainforest to savannah – study

  2020-10-05 in The Guardian

Climate crisis and logging is leading to shift from canopy rainforest to open grassland

  Tagged under: Tipping Points | Bolsonaro | Rainforests | Amazon Rainforest | Brazil | Trees

World leaders pledge to halt Earth’s destruction ahead of UN summit

  2020-09-27 in The Guardian

France, Germany and UK among more than 60 countries promising to put wildlife and climate at heart of post-Covid recovery plans

  Tagged under: Bolsonaro | Germany | France | Wildlife

Tesco urged to ditch meat company over alleged links to Amazon deforestation

  2020-08-05 in The Guardian

Responding to Greenpeace campaign to cut links to Brazilian meat giant JBS, supermarket calls on government to ensure all UK food is deforestation-free

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Bolsonaro | Rainforests | Amazon Rainforest | Brazil | Cattle and Dairy Farming | Greenpeace | Activism

Brazil using coronavirus to cover up assaults on Amazon, warn activists

  2020-05-06 in The Guardian

Fears Jair Bolsonaro’s ‘land grabbers decree’ may be pushed forwards after new rule allows land-grabbing on indigenous reserves

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Activism | Bolsonaro | Rainforests | Amazon Rainforest | Brazil

Brazil to weaken environmental safeguards amid increase in deforestation

  2020-04-29 in Greenpeace UK - Unearthed

Brazil: Critics accuse Bolsonaro of using COVID-19 as cover to rush through amnesty for destruction and occupation of forest

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Bolsonaro | Amazon Rainforest | Brazil | Greenpeace | Trees

Globalizing the War on Indigenous People: Bolsonaro and Modi

  2020-01-24 in Counter Punch

A man who has repeatedly romanticized dictatorship and advocated the use of torture seems like an odd choice for guest of honor at the annual celebration

  Tagged under: Indigenous People | India | Bolsonaro

'Like a bomb going off': why Brazil's largest reserve is facing destruction

  2020-01-13 in The Guardian

Gold prospectors are ravaging the Yanomami indigenous reserve. So why does President Bolsonaro want to make them legal?

  Tagged under: Bolsonaro | Brazil | Wildlife

Why Labour Lost: Oligarchs are Gaming Democracy 💰🗳 | George Monbiot

  2019-12-23 (or before) in YouTube

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  Tagged under: Bolsonaro

Brazil’s president claims DiCaprio paid for Amazon fires

  2019-11-29 in The Guardian

Jair Bolsonaro falsely accuses actor of funding deliberate destruction of rainforest

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Bolsonaro | Rainforests | Amazon Rainforest | Brazil | Forest Fires | Trees

Amazon rainforest 'close to irreversible tipping point'

  2019-10-23 in The Guardian

Forecast suggests rainforest could stop producing enough rain to sustain itself by 2021

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Tipping Points | Bolsonaro | Rainforests | Amazon Rainforest | Brazil | Trees

'The crisis is already here': young strikers facing climate apartheid

  2019-09-19 in The Guardian

Young activists call for north-south solidarity to tackle climate emergency that threatens to exacerbate inequality and conflict

  Tagged under: Greta Thunberg | Activism | Bolsonaro | Greenhouse Gases | Nigeria | Africa

Jair Bolsonaro claims NGOs behind Amazon forest fire surge – but provides no evidence

  2019-08-21 in The Guardian

Brazilian president claims green groups behind blazes, which have increased 84% over same period last year

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Bolsonaro | Rainforests | Amazon Rainforest | Brazil | Trees

Amazon deforestation accelerating towards unrecoverable 'tipping point'

  2019-07-25 in The Guardian

Data confirms fears that Jair Bolsonaro’s policy encourages illegal logging in Brazil

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Tipping Points | Bolsonaro | Rainforests | Amazon Rainforest | Brazil

Brazil: huge rise in Amazon destruction under Bolsonaro, figures show

  2019-07-03 in The Guardian

Preliminary data reveals 88.4% deforestation increase compared with a year ago as critics say rightwing president has emboldened loggers and ranchers

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Bolsonaro | Rainforests | Amazon Rainforest | Brazil | Trees

'Exterminator of the future': Brazil's Bolsonaro denounced for environmental assault

  2019-05-09 in The Guardian

Activist and politician Marina Silva warns Brazil’s rainforest protections being destroyed but vows ‘we can’t let that happen’

  Tagged under: Activism | Bolsonaro | Rainforests | Amazon Rainforest | Brazil

Brazil reveals highest deforestation figures in a decade as activists warn Bolsonaro will make issue worse | The Independent | The Independent

  2019-01-01 (or before) in The Independent

Illegal logging and agriculture creeping into jungle land blamed for devastating rise

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Bolsonaro | Rainforests | Amazon Rainforest | Brazil | Activism

The Guardian view on climate change: too much, too soon | Editorial

  2018-12-05 in The Guardian

Editorial: We are losing the war against climate change; the use of fossil fuels is driving higher carbon emissions when they need to be coming down

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Bolsonaro | Arctic | Coal | Climate Change | Fossil Fuels

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