Tag: Amazon

    Burnt out area of the Jamanxim National Forest in the Amazon state of Pará - Photo: Antonio Scorza

    Under Pressure to Curb Deforestation, Brazil Sends Mixed Message to the World

    Last week saw a busy, but contradictory, stream of actions likely to impact Amazonian ...

    Cattle raising in the Amazon is responsible for 65% of the forest destruction

    Eating Less Beef Seems to Be the Only Way to End Amazonian Deforestation

    Beef production has become a major driver of tropical deforestation, responsible for as much ...

    King Harald V of Norway with an indigenous group in Brazil. Photo courtesy of Rainforest Foundation Norway

    World’s Religious Leaders Get Together in Norway to Rescue the Rainforest

    Religious leaders from around the world are meeting for the first time with conservationists ...