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Amazon generates millions of pounds of plastic waste

Amazon’s plastic pollution is under scrutiny today with the publication of a new report by the nonprofit ocean advocacy organization Oceana. That report estimates that…

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Brazil’s Amazon deforestation skyrockets to 12-year high under Bolsonaro

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest surged to a 12-year high in 2020, official government data shows, with destruction soaring since President Jair Bolsonaro took office…

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Metsäpalot riehuvat jälleen Amazonilla – ”Tukahduttava kuumuus ja kuivuus ovat vuodenajalle epätyypillisiä”

Metsäpalot riivaavat Boliviaa, Paraguayta ja Brasiliaa, joissa laajat paloalueet liikkuvat valtioiden rajojen yli. Amazonin lisäksi metsää palaa eteläisemmällä Pantanalin kosteikkoalueella. Tänä vuonna aluetta on piinannut…

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U.S. senators ask Amazon if it tracks employees, curbs bids to form unions

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Amazon near tipping point of switching from rainforest to savannah – study

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Amazon invests in battery recycling firm started by former Tesla executive

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Eight European countries urge Brazil to take action on Amazon deforestation

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Mercury from gold mining contaminates Amazon communities’ staple fish

The researchers analyzed 428 samples of fish caught between 2017 and 2018 in five rivers in the Brazilian state of Amapá. The collection points were…

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Brazil Amazon fires likely worst in 10 years, August data incomplete, government researcher says

The official August data on the number of fires in Brazil’s Amazon needs to be corrected and will likely show an increase over last year,…

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Amazon’s surveillance can boost output and possibly limits unions: study

Amazon.com relies on extensive worker surveillance to boost employee output and potentially limit unionization efforts around the United States, says a research paper issued on…

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