Rain Forest Destruction

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Isolated Nomads Are Under Siege in the Amazon Jungle

Published: 
Tue, 09/25/2018 - 8:52am

The tread marks in the blood-red earth are deep—and fresh. Tainaky Tenetehar climbs off his dirt bike for a closer look.

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Our Beef Addiction Has Contributed To Shocking New Deforestation Figures

Published: 
Wed, 06/27/2018 - 3:20pm

Enough trees to fill 44 football fields were lost from tropical forests every minute of every day during 2017 as the world racked up its second worst year for global tree cover loss, according to new data from the University of Maryland published by the World Resources Institute.

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The World Lost Two Portugals’ Worth of Forest Last Year

Published: 
Tue, 09/08/2015 (All day)

The demand for beef, soy, and food made with palm oil is driving the devastation contributing to climate change and disappearance of wildlife.