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Half Of The Amazon's Tree Species Are Threatened

Pacific Standard | Nico Pitney | Posted 11.21.2015 | Green

It's been estimated that the Amazon rainforest and surrounding areas are—or once were—home to upwards of 11,000 different tree species. It's also ...

Bad News For The Amazon Rainforest

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2013 | Green

By Paulo Prada RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Preliminary data released Tuesday by Brazil's space agency suggests Amazon defores...

State Dept. Keystone XL Contractor ERM Also Green-lighted Explosive, Faulty Peruvian Pipeline Project

Steve Horn | Posted 06.03.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

Throughout its history, ERM has proven instrumental in the fossil fuel industry's deployment of the "Tobacco Playbook," magically transforming one-sided scientific debates like climate change and ecological impacts of extreme pipeline proposals into faux two-sided disputes.

Illegal U.S. Timber Imports Endanger Peru's 'Uncontacted' Tribes, Says Report

David Hill | Posted 06.17.2012 | World
David Hill

According to the report, at least 22 companies in the U.S. imported millions of dollars of illegal mahogany and cedar between January 2008 and May 2010.

PHOTOS: Protecting Forests, Fighting Climate Change In The Amazon

Posted 09.30.2011 | Green

From Daniel Cooney of Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) blog: THE AMAZON, Brazil -- Looking down from a tiny plane above the Amazo...