Posts Tagged ‘deforestation’

New Satellite Data Says Amazon Deforestation At Worst Levels In Ten Years

John Vibes, Truth Theory Waking Times data The data was collected by the Satellite Legal Amazon Deforestation Monitoring Project (PRODES), and documented the rates of deforestation in nine states of the Brazilian Legal Amazon. The figures were published by The National Institute for Space Research (INPE). The data showed that roughly 9,762 square kilometers, or […]

Bolsonaro Dismisses Amazon Deforestation as ‘Cultural’

Olivia Rosane, EcoWatch Waking Times Despite confirmation this week that the deforestation rate in the Amazon rainforest is at its highest in more than a decade, far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro refuses to take the problem seriously. When confronted with findings from Brazil‘s National Institute for Space Research (INPE) that deforestation between August 2018 and July 2019 was at its highest rate since 2008, […]

Amazon Deforestation Rate Highest in 11 Years

Olivia Rosane, EcoWatch Waking Times The deforestation rate in Brazil‘s Amazon rainforest is at its highest in more than a decade, CNN reported Tuesday. The latest figures come from Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE). Using satellite data, the agency concluded that the forest lost 9,762 square kilometers (approximately 3,769 square miles) in the year leading up to July 2019. […]

Meat Is (Ecological) Murder, Greenwashed Deforestation & Fighting Toxic Prisons

Meat Is (Ecological) Murder, Greenwashed Deforestation & Fighting Toxic Prisons Above Photo: Youtube Screenshot/ Occupy.com Meat isn’t good for you – even if it’s good for you. Next, the charred reality driving deforestation and greenwashed consumer products in your markets. Plus, Fight Toxic Prisons joins us to talk direct action, solidarity with prisoners and the […]

Unified Action to Fight Deforestation

Brazil’s President declared: “We all know that all countries have problems. The sensationalist attacks we have suffered due to fire outbreaks have aroused our patriotic sentiment.” This echoed his repeated claim that the fires in the world’s largest tropical rainforest were being used as an “excuse” to attack his government by countries who want to “control” the Amazon […]

Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon Rainforest Surges to Record High, Further Devastation Looms

“The government can’t deny these numbers from their own agency. The question now is what they’ll do about it … By the end of July, we’ll have a clear idea of the impact of recent moves to dismantle environmental policies.” Environmentalists fear that the trends will accelerate as the Bolsonaro government and its environmental ministry […]

Brazil Guts Environmental Agencies, Clears Way for Unchecked Deforestation

President Jair Bolsonaro appears intent on decriminalizing Amazon deforestation, ending most fines, straitjacketing law enforcement, and gutting environmental agencies with mass firings. *** The Brazilian government’s environmental agency, IBAMA, has so far this year imposed the lowest number of fines for illegal deforestation in at least 11 years, while the country’s other leading environmental agency […]

How Your Favourite Chocolate Bars Are Contributing To Illegal Deforestation

Next Story Our love for chocolate is undeniably high, meaning that the demand for cocoa beans is continuously increasing. Chocolate companies make a lot of money off this industry — an estimated $100 billion annually to be precise — and this number is only expected to rise. Trust me, I get it. I’ll be the […]

Indigenous Tribes In Brazil To Map Deforestation On Google Earth

A new service by Google Earth and Google Maps, reveals the levels of land clearance in the planet’s largest rainforest responsible for producing 20 percent of the world’s oxygen. The U.S.-based transnational unvelied the project “I am Amazon” in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo. It aims to combat the growing deforestation and to preserve the […]

Destruction and Deforestation of the Peruvian Amazon, Threats to Community Leaders

Related Posts Immigrants Speak Boldly Despite Threats Of Violence Immigrants Speak Boldly Despite Threats Of Violence Above photo: An activist holds a bullhorn and a Venezuela to defend embassies despite opposition threats Jesus Silva Press TV, Caracas This week, the Venezuelan government stated that its embassy Israel in emergency situation, most vulnerable to threats: Lieberman […]

Kellogg’s opens ‘trendy’ NYC cafe selling overpriced GMO cereal with green tea to entice health conscious consumers

(NaturalNews) Faced with the falling popularity and sales of its flagship cereal products, Kellogg has launched a campaign to revitalize the image of dried cereal, particularly with younger consumers. As part of that effort, on July 4 the company will open a restaurant called Kellogg’s NYC. The restaurant will sell bowls of cereal […]

Yakama Nation: No Fossil Fuels Through Gorge

Print Friendly Above Photo: From Twitter/ lisabKoin Yakama Nation tribal leaders hold press conference Link To Video Here MOSIER, Ore. (AP) — Leaders of several Northwest tribes are gathering at the site of last week’s fiery train derailment to highlight the risks of moving volatile crude oil along the Columbia River. Yakama Nation leader 0 […]

‘Screw for Denmark’ Leads To Baby Boom

A successful sex campaign to create more babies is expected to result in a baby boom this summer for Denmark. The ‘Do it for mom’ campaign is set to bear fruit nine months after it first started. The Local reports: According to a report in Politiken, the summer of 2016 will bring around 1,200 more […]

Toddler in Russia burnt by Molotov cocktail apparently thrown by debt collector

The 2-year-old boy is hospitalized with serious burns to his face and forearms. He was saved from the flames by his 56-year-old grandfather, who was also injured in the fire. “We received a message last night, reporting that an apartment building was set on fire,” Ulyanovsk police said in a statement. “A person threw a […]

Mandatory Vaccination – What You Need To Consider

10th December 2015 By Andy Whiteley Co-Founder of Wake Up World In June this year Bill SB277 was controversially signed into Californian State law, which legislates that all school-age children California are subjected to mandatory vaccinations according to the State’s vaccine schedule. Its passing into law was seen as a major loss in the fight for freedom of choice and parental rights […]

1,100 Police Depts Just Admitted that Marijuana is Least of Nation’s Drug Worries

Matt Agorist | The Free Thought Project The U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration wrapped up its 2015 National Drug Threat Assessment Summary last month, and the results should infuriate you. More than 1,100 local, state, and tribal law enforcement departments responded to the 2015 National Drug Threat Survey and […]

A Hillary Clinton Presidency Would be a Disaster, A Nightmare for Americans

Make no mistake. A Clinton presidency would be disastrous – the worst of all possible deplorable choices, none worthy or any public office, all aspirants beholden to wealth, power and privilege exclusively.  Don’t let their duplicitous rhetoric fool you. They’re all cut out of the same cloth. Otherwise, they wouldn’t get public attention. Populist Green […]

Biomarker finder adjusts on the fly: Scientists build better tool to find signs of disease

Rice University researchers (from left) Lucia Wu, David Zhang and J. Sherry Wang have developed a continuously tunable method to quantify biomarkers in DNA and RNA. Finding biomarkers is important for the detection of diseases and the design of therapies. Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University A Rice University laboratory has developed a continuously tunable method to […]

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