Norway halts Amazon fund donation in dispute with Brazil

Norway has followed Germany in suspending donations to the Brazilian government’s Amazon Fund after a surge in deforestation in the South American rainforest. The move has triggered a caustic attack from the...

‘He wants to destroy us’: Bolsonaro poses gravest threat in decades, Amazon tribes say

As a blood-orange sunset drifted towards the forest canopy, Raimundo Kanamari sat on the riverbank and pondered the future of his tribe under Brazil’s far-right president. Video of uncontacted Amazon tribe...

‘He wants to destroy us’: Bolsonaro poses gravest threat in decades, Amazon tribes say

As a blood-orange sunset drifted towards the forest canopy, Raimundo Kanamari sat on the riverbank and pondered the future of his tribe under Brazil’s far-right president. Video of uncontacted Amazon tribe...

The Guardian view on Amazon deforestation: Europe must act to prevent disaster | Editorial

If there is a glimmer of light amid the darkness of recent reports from the Brazilian Amazon, where deforestation is accelerating along with threats to the indigenous people who live there, it could lie in the...

Philippines is deadliest country for defenders of environment

The Philippines has replaced Brazil as the most murderous country in the world for people defending their land and environment, according to research that puts a spotlight on the administration of President...

Amazon deforestation: Bolsonaro government accused of seeking to sow doubt over data

The Amazon forest is being burned and chopped down at the most alarming rate in recent memory, but the Brazilian government of Jair Bolsonaro is focused on reinterpreting the data rather than dealing with the...

Brazil space institute director sacked in Amazon deforestation row

The director of Brazil’s National Space Research Institute (INPE) has been sacked in the midst of a controversy over its satellite data showing a rise in Amazon deforestation, which the far-right president...

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