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What starts in the Amazon doesn’t stay there: Wildfires are melting Andes glaciers
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What starts in the Amazon doesn’t stay there: Wildfires are melting Andes glaciers

The Amazon was historically too wet to burn on a large scale, but climate change and deforestation have made it hotter and dryer.

Rainforests in 2020: Trends and happenings that could decide the fate of rainforests this decade
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Rainforests in 2020: Trends and happenings that could decide the fate of rainforests this decade

A decade of deforestation, broken commitments and murder of rainforest defenders later, the 2020s begin with a dark moment for the world’s rainforests.

Wildlife discovered in 2019: From leaf like lizards, venomous vipers to human sized leaves
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Wildlife discovered in 2019: From leaf like lizards, venomous vipers to human sized leaves

Discoveries of new species is the outcome of perseverance, years of fieldwork & long periods of looking at museum records.

Nature and forests through 2019: The year of uncontrollable rain forests fires all over the world
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Nature and forests through 2019: The year of uncontrollable rain forests fires all over the world

2019 closed out a “lost decade” for the world’s tropical forests, with surging deforestation from Brazil to the Congo Basin.

Amazon rainforest is losing its diversity of tree species due to climate change: Study
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Amazon rainforest is losing its diversity of tree species due to climate change: Study

Higher intensity droughts due to deforestation have aggravated the effects of climate change.

World's last reserves of vanishing wilderness confined to five countries: Study
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World's last reserves of vanishing wilderness confined to five countries: Study

Like species extinction, the erosion of wilderness is essentially irreversible, the study says.

World failing to meet goals for protection of biodiversity: UN report
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World failing to meet goals for protection of biodiversity: UN report

Urging governments to redouble efforts, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that success in preserving life on the planet would help goals of "eliminating poverty, improving human health and providing energy, food and clean water for all".