Amazon Rainforest

Biden mulls Bolsonaro climate deal amid ‘record assault’ on Amazon
Jair Bolsonaro
Between the lines

Biden mulls Bolsonaro climate deal amid ‘record assault’ on Amazon

Area of rainforest equivalent in size to Isle of Man destroyed in April alone
10 May 2021
Coronavirus reaches isolated Amazon tribe
Nahua
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Coronavirus reaches isolated Amazon tribe

Six Covid cases recorded after activists warn of risk of repeating previous pandemics of viruses brought by outsiders
16 Jul 2020
Brazil’s president says G7 treats his country ‘like colony’
Fires in the Amazon rainforest
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Brazil’s president says G7 treats his country ‘like colony’

Jair Bolsonaro lashes out as new evidence emerges of complicity in fires
27 Aug 2019
Brazilian wildfires: Bolsonaro says NGOs burning rainforest
Fires in the Amazon rainforest
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Brazilian wildfires: Bolsonaro says NGOs burning rainforest

Brazil’s president says environmental charities are setting fires for revenge
22 Aug 2019
Catholic Church to consider ordaining married men
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Catholic Church to consider ordaining married men

Ending centuries of orthodoxy, radical plan aimed to address clergy shortage could lead to conservative backlash
18 Jun 2019
How did a humpback whale end up in the Amazon rainforest?
Whale
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How did a humpback whale end up in the Amazon rainforest?

Ten-ton marine mammal was found in wooded area about 50ft from ocean shore
26 Feb 2019