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Could AI save the Amazon rainforest?

Conservationists in the Brazilian Amazon are using a new tool to predict the next sites of deforestation – and it may prove a gamechanger in the war on logging.

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UK company mining gold in Amazon on disputed land

A London-listed company has been mining gold in the Amazon rainforest without approval from the Brazilian land agency or the consent of nearby Indigenous communities, according to an investigation by the Guardian and partners.

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Hyundai urged to stop illegal miners using its machines in Amazon

Hyundai is being urged to prevent its heavy machinery products from being used in illegal mining and environmental destruction in the Brazilian Amazon.

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‘A living pantry’: How an urban food forest in Arizona became a model for climate action

A decades-old neighborhood project in Tucson provides food to residents as well as shade to cool streets in the third-fastest warming city in the US.

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Cattle, not coca, drive deforestation of the Amazon in Colombia – report

Cattle-ranching, not cocaine, has driven the destruction of the Colombian Amazon over the last four decades, a new study has found.

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Andre Pagliarini: Can Lula save the Amazon? His record shows he might just pull it off

Lula must deliver on the immense promise represented by his third term in office. Brazil’s standing on the world stage and the continued vitality of Brazilian democracy might just depend on it.

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