Amazon deforestation still high despite Brazil’s COP26 pledge

Last week at COP26 in Glasgow, 100 countries, including Brazil, pledged to reverse deforestation by 2030. However, recent figures for October show that Brazil is nowhere near protecting the Amazon rainforest. In fact, the latest numbers are the second most shocking since scientists began measuring deforestation. Continue reading below Our featured videos Brazil’s National Space … Read more

Can the Amazon rainforest survive?

Humans are heading toward a catastrophic tipping point in the Amazon rainforest, according to a recent study by more than 200 scientists. If we do not change our habits immediately, the damage will be irreparable. Continue reading below Our featured videos According to the study authors, more than a third of the Amazon rainforest has … Read more

Indigenous land defender goes missing in Oaxaca, Mexico

Another brave defender has disappeared from the ground in Mexico. Irma Galindo Barrios, a member of the Mixtec indigenous group in Oaxaca, has publicly defended her people’s lands from illegal logging. She has not been seen since October 27. Continue reading below Our featured videos Irma Galindo Barrios, an indigenous defender of the Mixteca in … Read more