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Wildfire impact on ancient rainforests examined

Wildfire impact on ancient rainforests examined

Amid increasing wildfires, researchers investigate how old-growth rainforests on the West Coast could adapt to the changing climate.

Madeline Ostrander reports for Hakai Magazine.

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Deforestation falls for 8th straight month in the Amazon rainforest, but rises in the cerrado

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon has decreased for the eighth consecutive month, but damage is rising in the cerrado, a tropical woody grassland that’s adjacent to Earth’s largest rainforest.

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‘For us, the Amazon isn’t a cause, it’s our home’: the riverside communities stranded by the climate crisis

The historic drought in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest has reduced the Rio Negro to a trickle and put at risk the livelihoods of remote Indigenous and riverside communities.

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Karen Charleson: Living in a rainforest without rain?

This summer offered a window into a grim and uncertain future.
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‘Our world hangs by a thread’: Indigenous activist asks US agri giant to stop destroying Amazon rainforest

A21-year-old Indigenous activist from a remote Amazonian village will hand deliver a letter to the Cargill-MacMillan dynasty in Minneapolis on Thursday, calling on the billionaire owners of America’s biggest private company to stop destroying the Amazon rainforest and its people.

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Five ways AI could improve the world: ‘We can cure all diseases, stabilise our climate, halt poverty’

Everyone wants a silver bullet to solve climate change; unfortunately there isn’t one. But there are lots of ways AI can help fight climate change. While there is no single big thing that AI will do, there are many medium-sized things.

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How 'deconstructing the sneaker' Is protecting the Amazon

As most shoe soles go synthetic, one brand is surfacing its sneakers with true, sustainable wild rubber -- and turning its local harvesters into rainforest guardians.
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