Showing posts with label Amazon. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Amazon. Show all posts

Thursday, March 04, 2021

Amazon deforestation: Indigenous Amazonians sue French supermarket



 The owners of one of France​'s largest supermarket chains, Casino, have been accused of selling beef sourced from cattle reared in the Amazon​ Rainforest​ in a lawsuit filed by NGOs and indigenous people in Brazil​ and Colombia on Wednesday.

Friday, January 08, 2021

"La segunda peor marca anual": La Amazonía brasileña perdió cerca de 8.500 kilómetros cuadrados de selva en 2020 - RT

Amazonía de Brasil perdió 8.426 kilómetros cuadrados

La Amazonía de Brasil perdió 8.426 kilómetros cuadrados (km2) de selva en 2020, según el Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Espaciales (INPE, por sus siglas en portugués).

Thursday, October 22, 2020

El Gobierno de Brasil interrumpe el combate a los incendios forestales por falta de recursos - Sputnik Mundo

Instituto Brasileño de Medio Ambiente

El Instituto Brasileño de Medio Ambiente (IBAMA), el órgano del Gobierno encargado de perseguir los delitos ambientales, informó que cesará sus actividades de combate a los incendios forestales por falta de recursos.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Brazil scraps plan for mining in huge Amazon reserve

mining in huge Amazon reserve
The Brazilian government has backed off a controversial proposal to authorise private companies to mine a huge Amazon reserve, following heavy domestic and international criticism.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Norway to Reconsider Its Aid to Amazon Rainforest

Oil-rich Norway, which in many parts of the world emerged as the champion of wildlife preservation, is threatening to cut its support of the Amazon rainforest amid Brazil's defiant underperformance and wide-spreading deforestation.

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Amazon Deforestation 'Consistent Chain of Events' Caused by Economic Crisis

Between August 2015 and July 2016, the world witnessed the deforestation of 7,989 square kilometers of the Amazon rainforest , Sputnik Brazil reported referring to the findings by Brazil's National Institute for Space Research.

Sunday, March 06, 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

Friday, February 05, 2016

MarGeo Eco news (March 2016)

An organization comprising Peruvian Amazon communities plans to file a complaint against state-owned oil company Petroperu over a crude spill caused by a pipeline leak, the group's president told EFE Thursday.......Peru Indians to file complaint against state oil company over pipeline spill

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Half of Amazonian tree species threatened (study)

About half of all tree species in the Amazon, the world's most diverse forest, may be at risk for extinction, according to a new study published Friday.

Monday, September 07, 2015

Brazil, Germany build amazon observatory to monitor climate change

Brazil's National Institute of Amazonian Research and Germany's Max Planck Institute have joined efforts to build the Amazon Tall Tower Observatory (ATTO).

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Colombia, Norway gear up to tackle tropical deforestation

Colombian and Norwegian leaders on Tuesday urge world leaders to make tackling tropical deforestation a top priority in the lead-up to the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris late this year, the Office of the Norwegian Prime Minister said in a statement.

EL News