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 […]

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Many people have heard about the devastating fires in the Brazilian Amazon. Unfortunately, neighboring Bolivia has also suffered from heightened fire activity this summer, as has the Brazilian Pantanal: the world’s largest wetland. All told, scientists at Panthera – an international wild cat conservation organization – estimate that 500 jaguars have lost their homes or […]

via Panthera: 500 Jaguars Estimated to have Lost Homes or Lives in Amazonian Blazes — The Jaguar

Media Release American Bird Conservancy First-ever Reserves Established to Protect Brazil’s Araripe Manakin Critically Endangered Bird Survives on Only 11 Square Miles (Washington, D.C., December 15, 2014) The first-ever bird reserves have been created for the critically endangered Araripe Manakin, a six-inch bird only discovered in 1996 that numbers fewer than 800 individuals and survives […]

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500 Jaguars are homeless or dead!

The giant raging rain forest fires in Brazil and Bolivia are impacting on the Jaguar population. They either have to move or die…
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https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/macron-amazon-forest-fires-veto-mercosur-eu-trade-deal-brazil-a9076181.html France will block an EU trade deal with Brazil and its neighbours over the country’s handling of fires in the Amazon rainforest, a spokesperson for Emmanuel Macron has said. Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has been criticised around the world for his response to the fires, which scientists say are man-made and campaigners have linked to businesses looking to […]

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