The Indigenous Achuar people in Ecuador's Amazon rainforest sail in six solar-powered canoes. And it's not just to save money on fuel — the trees of the rainforest will benefit too.
Now that Winnie-the-Pooh is in the public domain, it's a free-for-all. In Winnie-the-Pooh: The Deforested Edition, the trees have are all gone. The book is by toilet paper company Who Gives A Crap.
The decrease began in January after far-right President Jair Bolsonaro left office and leftist President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was sworn in.
A new study finds deforestation reduces rainfall in tropical rainforests, which has grave consequences for agriculture, drought and climate resilience.
President Jair Bolsonaro, who is running for reelection Sunday, has pledged to fully pave BR-319 and turn it into a kind of jungle expressway, raising alarm from environmental groups.
Under President Jair Bolsonaro, who is running for reelection in Sunday's vote, forest clearing and wildfires have surged in the Amazon.
As one of the world's largest democracies heads to the polls on Sunday, here are the main candidates and issues in the Brazilian election.
More than a hundred countries just promised to protect and restore forests. Similar pledges in the past have not succeeded, but forest advocates hope that this effort can learn from past mistakes.
Deforestation in the region rose 22% compared to the year prior, according to data released just days after Brazil made new global promises to combat environmental degradation.
More than 100 countries have pledged to reverse the loss of crucial forestland needed to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.