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37 recommended articles and videos in the "Amazon Rain Forest" category.
1.  Brazil lawmakers approve using green fund to pave road through Amazon rainforest  

2023-12-21

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Brazil lawmakers approve using green fund to pave road through Amazon rainforest
Reuters, Joe Lo
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Donations meant to preserve the Amazon rainforest may be spent paving the road, which critics say will worsen the forest’s destruction

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2.  “Carbon Cowboys” Chasing Emissions Offsets in the Amazon Keep Forest-Dwelling Communities in the Dark  

2023-11-28

Inside Climate News
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“The first time I heard about carbon credits, I didn’t understand what they were about at all,” says Queila Couto, a lawyer, while staring into the Itacuruçá River in the Brazilian state of Pará, “and it was bad.” Couto is a quilombola, an Afro-Brazilian descendent of escaped slaves, many of whom establishe...

3.  Brazil to propose mega fund to conserve forests at COP28 climate summit  

2023-11-24

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Brazil to propose mega fund to conserve forests at COP28 climate summit

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4.  Amazon deforestation linked to long distance climate warming  

2023-10-31

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Amazon deforestation linked to long distance climate warming
Science X

Deforestation in the Amazon causes land surfaces up to 100 kilometers away to get warmer, according to a new study. The research, by a team of British and Brazilian scientists, led by Dr. Edward Butt at the University of Leeds, suggests that tropical forests play a critical role in cooling the land surface—and that effect can play out over considerable distances

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5.  Deforestation has big impact on regional temperatures, study of Brazilian Amazon shows  

2023-10-30

Climate crisis | The Guardian
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Research highlights benefits forests bring surrounding regions in terms of cooler air and more rainfallDeforestation has a far greater impact on regional temperatures than previously believed, according to a new study of the Brazilian Amazon that shows agricultural businesses would be among the bigges...

6.  Mining threatens 33% of Amazon Basin’s intact forests, report says  

2023-10-25

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Mining threatens 33% of Amazon Basin’s intact forests, report says

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