On World Rainforest Day observed globally on 22 June, let us take a look at the top 10 rainforests of the world, and their flora and fauna
Satellite data is useful to provide global observations of key components of the climate system and biosphere that are essential for our understanding of how the planet is changing.
Before the asteroid strike, the plants were spaced out, light could reach the floor and there were no legume trees,
All that glitters: Golden rivers in Peruvian Amazon dazzles but mining harms the community, environment
Peru is a major contributor of gold, being the sixth largest producer of the precious element in the world.
11,088 sq km of the forest was destroyed in Brazil in 12 months, according to PRODES monitoring program, which analyzes satellite images to track deforestation.
Bellerin, who recently raised money to plant 60,000 trees in the Amazon rainforest, will work with chairman Dale Vince to help promote environmental issues among clubs, leagues and supporters.
Thunberg was chosen among 136 nominees, from 79 organizations spanning 46 different countries around the world.
On 50th Earth Day, a look at what is causing the Amazon rainforest to fast approach its tipping point
Amazon Aid Foundation founder Sarah duPont talks about the Amazon rainforest's tipping point, a documentary on illegal gold mining, and effects of the coronavirus on the indigenous inhabitants of the region.
2020 Republic Day parade: Chief guest Jair Bolsonaro dubbed as 'Trump of Tropics' has history of controversial comments on race, women and homosexuality
Last week, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation to be the chief guest at the 2020 Republic Day parade.
Republic Day celebrations 2020: Chief guest Jair Bolsonaro is soft on gun control, ambivalent to environmental concerns
Right-wing nationalist Jair Bolsonaro was sworn in as Brazil's president on 2 January, 2019, has been under fire after his environmental policies led to rapid acceleration in deforestation of the Amazon rainforest
Protected areas are more effective in places like the Amazon but struggle to safeguard other habitats like savannahs.
They can grow upto 3 meters long, weighs up to 200 kg and survive up to a day outside of the water.
Making a case for slow fashion: Consumers, brands must re-think choices to prevent irreversible climate change
The fashion industry is one of the most polluting industries in the world, given the pressure to facilitate consumer hunger. If real change is to happen, more people must begin to take a proactive approach and act in reflection of their moral values.
'Fallacy to say Amazon is heritage of humankind, lung of the world': Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro tells UN at Climate Action Summit
Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro, who has come under attack for wildfires that are raging in the Amazon, told the United Nations Tuesday that the rainforest is his country's sovereign territory
Amazon fires that sparked international outcry remain engulfed in flames as global leaders meet in New York for UN Climate Action Summit
The fires that burned through the Amazon rainforest last month sparked international outcry and offers of help, but as world leaders meet in New York, the planet's largest rainforest remains engulfed in flames
Fires more numerous in Brazil’s Cerrado than Amazon, shows govt data; experts say flames advancing due to high temperatures
Fires are now more numerous in Brazil's Cerrado region, a vast tropical savanna, than in the Amazon rainforest, data published on Wednesday by the National Institute for Space Research show
Brazil fires regional environmental head after he made public comments on illegal mining in areas affected by forest fires
A regional head of Brazil’s environmental authority was fired after he made public comments saying he would no longer burn machinery, some of it seized from illegal miners, in an area heavily affected by forest fires
E. voltai is capable of delivering a jolt of 860 volts, more than the 650 volts previously recorded from electric eels.
In a UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, she said, "The world has never seen a threat to human rights of this scope."
European space agency images show marked increase in Amazon air pollution in August after forest fires
New satellite images published on Monday by the European Space Agency show an increase in air pollution in the Brazilian Amazon while fires burned in the region last month