What Can Kids Do About CO2?

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Have you noticed that the weather was a bit different this “winter”? From Spring-like days in the middle of February … Read More

Fiji Becomes First Country to Ratify Paris Agreement

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Fiji has become the first country in the world to formally approve the historic UN climate deal agreed by 195 … Read More

El Niño: How does it affect the Amazon Rainforest?

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If you’ve been keeping up with environmental news, or even if you’ve just been confused by the weird weather over … Read More

Peru creates ‘Yellowstone of the Amazon’: 3.3M acre reserve home to uncontacted tribes, endangered wildlife

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Story by Rhett A. Butler originally published November 7, 2015 on Mongabay.com    After more than a decade of discussion and … Read More

Francis of the Forest

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WASHINGTON, DC – When Pope Francis visited Latin America in July, he made an impassioned plea for the protection of … Read More

What are UNFCCC and COP21?

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The United Nations will hold the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention … Read More

Climate Change and the Amazon: An Overview

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The Amazon Rainforest plays a huge role in moderating the world’s climate. All plants take in carbon dioxide, CO2, from … Read More

Deforestation Has Worldwide Repercussions

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In their recent study, “Effects of tropical deforestation on climate and agriculture,” Deborah Lawrence and Karen Vandecar review data from … Read More

Leaders Push for Forests at UN Climate Summit

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  The recent UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit in New York City has come out with the New York Declaration on … Read More

Global Public Opinion on Environment Looks Promising

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  Ipsos Mori, one of the largest market-researching firms in the United Kingdom, has recently published a global trends survey … Read More

What are UNFCCC and COP20?

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The United Nations will hold COP20, the 20th session of the Conference of the Parties to the 1992 United Nations … Read More

Large-scale Carbon Loss for the Amazon

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Fifty-four million tonnes a year. This is the amount of carbon that Brazilian and British scientists have found the Amazon … Read More

The Amazon Could Stop Breathing

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The Amazon rainforest is home to hundreds of billions of trees essential for absorbing carbon dioxide. However, this process is … Read More

Canopy Holds Secret to Amazon Evolution

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The Western Amazon is arguably the most world’s biodiverse region and now scientists have found that not only is the … Read More

Amazon Inhales More Carbon Than It Emits

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A new NASA-led study seven years in the making has confirmed that the natural processes of the Amazon remove more … Read More

Ecology from the Air: TED Talk by Amazon Aid Advisor Greg Asner

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Ecologist and scientific advisor to the Amazon Aid Foundation, Greg Asner is a pioneer of new methods for investigating tropical deforestation, degradation, ecosystem … Read More

Climate Change Threatens Andean Cloud Forests

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Can one of the most biodiverse ecosystems in the world survive the looming threat of climate change?

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