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Amazon Rainforest

Page | January 16, 2010 at 8:12

The Amazon Rainforest is home to thousands of animal and tree species, making it a biodiversity hotspot. It is also critical in the fight to stop global warming. Since the 1970s, an area of ancient rainforest the size of California has been lost.

CO2 emissions

Page | July 20, 2010 at 20:17

The primary human source of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere is from the burning of fossil fuels for energy production and transport. Another leading cause is deforestation, which is responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions than all...

Brazilian slaughterhouses fail to fully meet first deadline for stopping Amazon...

Feature story | April 5, 2010 at 18:00

In a meeting on April 5th with Greenpeace, the major slaughterhouses of Brazil — including JBS/Bertin, Marfrig and Minerva — showed insufficient progress to comply with the first step in the Zero Deforestation Agreement they signed six months ago...

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