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Has the Amazon reached its ‘tipping point’?
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Has the Amazon reached its ‘tipping point’?

Some Brazilian scientists fear that the Amazon may become a grassy savanna — with profound effects on the climate worldwide.
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What’s next for the Amazon?

The election is over. We talked to people on both sides of Brazil’s political divide about their expectations.
What Lula’s victory in Brazil means for climate

What Lula’s victory in Brazil means for climate

The president-elect once helped slash deforestation rates in the Amazon rainforest. He says he wants to do it again.
Thomas Friedman: Why Putin’s war is a crime against the planet

Thomas Friedman: Why Putin’s war is a crime against the planet

To fully see the destructive impact of the Ukraine war, listen to the Indigenous people who are guardians of some of the world’s remote ecosystems.
In Brazil, the last member of an isolated indigenous tribe dies

In Brazil, the last member of an isolated indigenous tribe dies

Known as the “Man of the Hole,” the last member of an Indigenous group was found dead this month, marking the first recorded disappearance of an isolated tribe in the country.
Threats, then guns: A journalist and an expert vanish in the Amazon

Threats, then guns: A journalist and an expert vanish in the Amazon

Dom Phillips, a British journalist, and Bruno Pereira, a Brazilian expert on Indigenous groups, have not been seen since Sunday. They faced threats before they disappeared.
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