Tens of millions of new trees will be planted in the Amazon under a new project led by Conservation International, and with indigenous communities having ownership of the project. The largest tropical reforestation project in history seeks to kickstart a revival for the world’s largest rainforest by planting 73 million trees in the Brazilian Amazon by […]
It’s already being called the worst oil spill in Brazil’s history, and no one knows where the oil is coming from or how to stop it.
By Nika Knight, Thanks to Anti Media (COMMONDREAMS) After learning that they would be excluded from an official state of emergency declared in the wake of two catastrophic oil spills in the Peruvian Amazon, members of the Wampis community of Mayuriaga stopped a helicopter from taking off late Sunday evening and held 8 officials hostage […]
The New York Times writes about the loudest bird in the world. The Loudest Bird in the World Has a Song Like a Pile Driver When a mate approaches a male white bellbird in the Amazon, he whips around and sings his piercing tune right in her face. Read story and listen to the White […]
Whether it’s coastal oil spills, broken or exploding pipelines, or spills occurring during extreme weather events, I find it impossible not to immediately note that solar collection and wind farms have never produced such environmental disasters. Even if fossil fuels weren’t the major contributor to our climate crisis, the other consequences of producing those fuels […]
This 8 July 2018 video says about itself: All Crocodile Species Crocodiles (subfamily Crocodylinae) or true crocodiles are large aquatic reptiles that live throughout the tropics in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Crocodylinae, all of whose members are considered true crocodiles, is classified as a biological subfamily. A broader sense of the term crocodile, […]
The giant raging rain forest fires in Brazil and Bolivia are impacting on the Jaguar population. They either have to move or die…
Record fires are sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, according to multiple news outlets.