Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is the epitome of evil for many. Since its coming to power, deforestation has increased by 30%. More than 120,000 square kilometers of the Amazon forest have been destroyed: an area about a fifth the...
The destruction of the Amazon rainforest has a severe impact on the indigenous people. Since 1970, 20% of the Brazilian Amazon has been deforested. Logging and forest fires are threatening a further 20%. Scientists say that at 40% deforestation,...
According to the United Nations food and agriculture organization approximately 18 million hectares of forest are cut down each year. The portions are too high and pose a threat to the ecosystem. Therefore, people across the world should take...
Every year, scientists discover new species of plants and animals and record extinct species. Occasionally, biologists rediscover a species that was considered extinct. This case happened in the Ecuadorian cloud forest, where locals came across the wildflower Gasteranthus extinctus,...
The Amazon tropical rainforest has an area of approximately 3.4 million-square mile. It currently represents more than half of the remaining tropical rain forests in the world. It is located in Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname...
Fires, deforestation, infrastructure, killing and poaching threaten not one species of wild animals, many of them are on the endangered species list, including jaguar (Panthera onca). It is estimated that there are about 15,000 individuals of that species left. The...
The speed of the Brazil’s Amazon rainforest deforestation is gaining massive proportions. The rainforest is now disappearing at 3 football fields per minute speed and is approaching a level of destruction from which it will never recover. Some areas...
Brazil faces severe criticism due to deforestation of the Amazon rainforest, and also the disappearance of the original savannah. The media is debating wildly that president Bolsonaro favors the development of the mining industry and agriculture over the protection...
The Brazilian Amazonian rainforest may emit more carbon dioxide than it absorbs. According to scientists, this is already happening in some parts of Amazonia. The unfavorable situation in the South American rainforest is caused by climate change and human...
The pink river dolphin is one of the most important animals living in the Amazon. It serves as an indicator of the quality of the entire aquatic ecosystem. When there are plenty of dolphins in the rivers, there are...
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