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El río Paraguay es un hilo de agua cinco meses después de la gran inundación

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:21:00 +0100deperu (es)

El río Paraguay es un hilo de agua después de la gran inundación de mayo pasado, cuando su crecida extraordinaria acorraló a los barrios pobres de Asunción. Ahora, en cambio, la pronunciada bajante dejó al descubierto toneladas de basura y hasta un barco histórico hundido.

Hurricanes are getting stronger, bigger and more dangerous due to climate change

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 21:43:00 +0100zmescience (en)

One of the most visible consequences of the climate emergency is an increase in the intensity and frequency of extreme weather events. Hurricanes are a clear example: they strike harder and more often than they used to, according to a new study. Image credits: Wikipedia Commons.

Brasile, la centrale idroelettrica che mette a rischio un’intera valle

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 13:06:00 +0100teleambiente (it)

Secondo alcuni documenti e delle testimonianze raccolte dal Guardian, il più grande progetto idroelettrico nella Foresta amazzonica ha un flusso di progettazione che crea una grande minaccia alla vita umana e all’ecosistema. Secondo lo studio, gli ingegneri non sono riusciti a prevedere l’impatto....

A pocos meses de la inundación, sequía encrudece panorama del río Paraguay

Thu, 07 Nov 2019 15:35:00 +0100UltimaHora (es)

Según explicó el director del Departamento de Meteorología e Hidrología, Raúl Rodas, este escenario se da a raíz de la falta de lluvias en la cuenca alta y media, sitio donde nace el cauce del río Paraguay . De acuerdo con los datos, durante todo el mes de octubre se registró un déficit de lluvias....

Guanacos vs. ovejas: una especie autóctona nunca puede ser una plaga

Mon, 28 Oct 2019 03:23:00 +0100infobae (es)

El guanaco habita las estepas andinas y patagónicas desde el nivel del mar hasta los 4.000 metros de altura. En la provincia de Santa Cruz, vive la población más grande del mundo. Es considerada una especie paraguas para la estepa patagónica y clave para el desarrollo productivo local.

Atmosphere, Vol. 10, Pages 642: Extreme Drought Events over Brazil from 2011 to 2019

Thu, 24 Oct 2019 09:52:00 +0200mdpi (en)

Drought-related disasters are among the natural disasters that are able to cause large economic and social losses. In recent years, droughts have affected different regions of Brazil , impacting water, food, and energy security. In this study, we used the Integrated Drought Index (IDI), which....

Estos son los jóvenes activistas latinos que luchan contra la crisis climática

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 18:58:00 +0200futuroverde (es)

“¿Cómo se atreven? Me han robado mis sueños y mi infancia con sus palabras vacías”. El emotivo discurso de este mes de Greta Thunberg ante líderes mundiales en la ONU no solo representa la frustración de la activista sueca de 16 años. También simboliza el desasosiego y la determinación de una....

Las Greta Thunberg latinas que luchan contra el cambio climático (¿Y conoces alguna otra?)

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 05:27:00 +0200bbc-es (es)

Derechos de autor de la imagen Getty Images Image caption Greta Thunberg inspiró a muchos otros adolescentes a organizar sus propias movilizaciones contra el cambio climático. "¿Cómo se atreven? Me han robado mis sueños y mi infancia con sus palabras vacías".

Faces of 16 incredible kids behind unprecedented climate change legal action

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 10:45:00 +0200themirror (en)

The youngest is just eight years old, but these children are already doing more to battle climate change than many government heads. This week a group of 16 children, aged between eight and 17, started an unprecedented legal battle against five countries which they say have failed miserably.

Faces of 16 incredible kids behind unprecedented climate change legal action

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 10:37:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The youngest is just eight years old, but these children are already doing more to battle climate change than many government heads. This week a group of 16 children, aged between eight and 17, started an unprecedented legal battle against five countries which they say have failed miserably.

Las Greta Thunberg latinas que luchan contra el cambio climático (¿Y conoces alguna otra?)

Mon, 30 Sep 2019 22:40:00 +0200acento (es)

Getty Images Greta Thunberg inspiró a muchos otros adolescentes a organizar sus propias movilizaciones contra el cambio climático. «¿Cómo se atreven? Me han robado mis sueños y mi infancia con sus palabras vacías». El emotivo discurso de este mes de Greta Thunberg ante líderes mundiales en la ONU no....

Las otras 'Gretas'

Sun, 29 Sep 2019 13:33:00 +0200eldia-BO (es)

Cómo se atreven? Me han robado mis sueños y mi infancia con sus palabras vacías". El emotivo discurso de este mes de Greta Thunberg ante líderes mundiales en la ONU no solo representa la frustración de la activista sueca de 16 años. También simboliza el desasosiego y la determinación de una....

Las otras 'Gretas'

Sun, 29 Sep 2019 13:33:00 +0200elsol (es)

Cómo se atreven? Me han robado mis sueños y mi infancia con sus palabras vacías". El emotivo discurso de este mes de Greta Thunberg ante líderes mundiales en la ONU no solo representa la frustración de la activista sueca de 16 años. También simboliza el desasosiego y la determinación de una....

Las Greta Thunberg latinas que luchan contra el cambio climático (¿conoces alguna otra?)

Sat, 28 Sep 2019 00:07:00 +0200bbc-spanish (es)

Derechos de autor de la imagen Getty Images Image caption Greta Thunberg inspiró a muchos otros adolescentes a organizar sus propias movilizaciones contra el cambio climático. "¿Cómo se atreven? Me han robado mis sueños y mi infancia con sus palabras vacías".

Las Greta Thunberg latinas que luchan contra el cambio climático (¿conoces alguna otra?)

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 22:59:00 +0200bbc-es (es)

Derechos de autor de la imagen Getty Images Image caption Greta Thunberg inspiró a muchos otros adolescentes a organizar sus propias movilizaciones contra el cambio climático. "¿Cómo se atreven? Me han robado mis sueños y mi infancia con sus palabras vacías".

Everything You Need to Know About the Youth Activists Taking on the Climate Crisis at the UN

Wed, 25 Sep 2019 23:27:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Sixteen youth climate activists—including 16-year-old Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greta Thunberg—filed a human rights complaint with the United Nations stating that five countries have violated their basic human rights by not acting on climate change. The complaint targets Argentina , Brazil , France,....

Assemblea Onu, Jair Bolsonaro: "L'Amazzonia non è patrimonio dell'umanità"

Wed, 25 Sep 2019 02:52:00 +0200gazzettadireggio (it)

NEW YORK. Dal podio delle Nazioni Unite, il leader brasiliano ribadisce il diritto sovrano a gestire la questione Amazzonia come meglio crede, perché "l'Amazzonia non è patrimonio dell'umanità". Il presidente sovranista di estrema destra ha detto: "È un errore affermare che è patrimonio dell'umanità....

Indonesia haze: Are forest fires as bad as they seem?

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 02:18:00 +0200bbc (en)

And we have concluded that although fires this year have wrought significant damage to the environment, they have been worse in the past. Indonesia's fire season. Smoky haze has spread to Malaysia, Singapore, the south of Thailand and the Philippines, causing a significant deterioration in air quality.

End the drought in drought research

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 18:58:00 +0200nature-Earth-and-Environmental-Sciences (en)

The relationship between climate and dust storms is not well understood, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Credit: Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters. A decade from now, up to 700 million people will be compelled to leave their homes because they will not have enough water, the United Nations estimates.

La Bolivia verso le elezioni tra incendi e "progressismo anti ambientale"

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 10:31:00 +0200247libero (it)

Nell’ultimo mese hanno fatto il giro del mondo le immagini dell’Amazzonia in fiamme. Sotto accusa il presidente brasiliano Bolsonaro che, con le sue politiche estrattiviste in favore delle “grandi corporation del crimine ambientale”, sta portando al collasso questa importante foresta pluviale.

Amazon deforestation and development heighten Amazon fire risk: study

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 19:37:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Forest fires burn out of control in the municipality of Colniza, Mato Grosso state, Brazil in 2019. Image by Victor Moriyama / Greenpeace. As of August 24, there were 41,858 fires reported this year in the Brazilian Amazon — the highest number since 2010, when 58,476 were recorded by that date. Likewise, the U.

How Texas Prairies Could Help Combat Climate Change

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 13:46:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The Amazon rainforest has been burning particularly intensely this year—so much so that the smoke from the fires obscures the last hours of daylight in São Paulo. While forest fires aren’t unusual in this heavily wooded region of Brazil , many of the fires this time were started intentionally, to clear the land for agricultural pastures.

Are forest fires as bad as they seem?

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 10:23:00 +0200bbc (en)

And we have concluded that although fires this year have wrought significant damage to the environment, they have been worse in the past. Amazon ablaze. Around 60% of the Amazon rainforest is in Brazil . The number of fires between January and August 2019 is double that of the same period last year,....

Climate change: is it real ?

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 09:05:00 +0200moi-gov-mm (en)

Of course it is! The climate change is really happening and causing havocs all over the Earth. However, most are oblivious to that. It is very regrettable that some people are even denying it is taking place. The numbers of those deniers are quite small, but the problem is: they include people who....

Climate change: is it real ? 2019/09/06 by Global New Light of Myanmar

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 19:47:00 +0200globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

Climate change is an emergency around the world. Graphic Image : BT. Of course it is! The climate change is really happening and causing havocs all over the Earth. However, most are oblivious to that. It is very regrettable that some people are even denying it is taking place.

Amazon fires: what will happen if they keep burning?

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 18:05:00 +0200europesun (en)

There have been a lot of fires in Brazil this year - about 76% more than there were during the same period last year. And just 48 hours after Brazil's government put a ban on burning and land clearing, to help stop the fires spreading, satellite data found that 2,000 more fires started in the Amazon alone.

Amazon fires: what will happen if they keep burning?

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 17:19:00 +0200polandsun (en)

There have been a lot of fires in Brazil this year - about 76% more than there were during the same period last year. And just 48 hours after Brazil's government put a ban on burning and land clearing, to help stop the fires spreading, satellite data found that 2,000 more fires started in the Amazon alone.

Amazon fires: what will happen if they keep burning?

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 16:48:00 +0200irishsun (en)

The Conversation 06 Sep 2019, 00:27 GMT+10 There have been a lot of fires in Brazil this year - about 76% more than there were during the same period last year. And just 48 hours after Brazil's government put a ban on burning and land clearing, to help stop the fires spreading, satellite data....

MIL-OSI Global: Amazon fires: what will happen if they keep burning?

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 16:28:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

There have been a lot of fires in Brazil this year – about 76% more than there were during the same period last year. And just 48 hours after Brazil’s government put a ban on burning and land clearing, to help stop the fires spreading, satellite data found that 2,000 more fires started in the Amazon alone.

Canelas ataca y dice que para Mesa la amnesia es una virtud

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 05:53:00 +0200opinion (es)

El ministro de Comunicación, Manuel Canelas, dijo el miércoles que para el candidato presidencial de Comunidad Ciudadana (CC), Carlos Mesa, la amnesia es una virtud. "En Comunidad Ciudadana creen que la amnesia es una virtud y no es una virtud. Uno cuando se ha desempeñado en funciones políticas....

India’s climate score: high on vulnerability, low on resilience

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 21:52:00 +0200thehindu (en)

HSBC’s 2018 assessment of India being the country the most vulnerable to climate change is of great significance. However, against scientific warnings, carbon emissions continue to rise in China, the U.S. and India, three of the biggest emitters. Brazil , under its President Jair Bolsonaro, is....

Para Mesa la amnesia es una virtud: Canelas

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 21:52:00 +0200boliviaentusmanos (es)

La Paz - El ministro de Comunicación, Manuel Canelas, dijo el miércoles que para el candidato presidencial de Comunidad Ciudadana (CC), Carlos Mesa, la amnesia es una virtud. "En Comunidad Ciudadana creen que la amnesia es una virtud y no es una virtud.

AMAZON BLAZE Amazon rainforest fire - what started it, how bad is it and has it stopped? SHOCKING wildfires have been spreading across Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and there are no signs of the fire stopping anytime soon. But what caused the powerful fires to break out and when did it start? Here's the latest.

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 13:37:00 +0200thesun (en)

Police and firefighters work to put out a fire in the Chiquitania forest on the outskirts of Robore, Bolivia Credit: AP:Associated Press. Instead, Bolsonaro has blamed environmentalists and non-government organisations for starting the fires over "budget cuts". He's been unable to provide any evidence to back up the suspicions.

Incendi in Amazzonia, le conseguenze per il clima

Thu, 29 Aug 2019 17:33:00 +0200nationalgeographic-it (it)

potrebbe già essere vicina al punto di non ritorno. Secondo un'analisi pubblicata da due noti scienziati nel 2018 , la regione è stata devastata a tal punto che persino un piccolo aumento nella deforestazione potrebbe far trasformare la foresta in qualcosa di simile a un mosaico di foresta e savana.

Incendi in Amazzonia, le conseguenze per il clima

Thu, 29 Aug 2019 10:24:00 +0200nationalgeographic-it (it)

potrebbe già essere vicina al punto di non ritorno. Secondo un'analisi pubblicata da due noti scienziati nel 2018 , la regione è stata devastata a tal punto che persino un piccolo aumento nella deforestazione potrebbe far trasformare la foresta in qualcosa di simile a un mosaico di foresta e savana.

AMAZON BLAZE Amazon rainforest fire - what started it, how bad is it and will it stop?

Thu, 29 Aug 2019 10:14:00 +0200thesun (en)

He's been unable to provide any evidence to back up the suspicions. has blamed the blaze on deforestation. Thomas Lovejoy, an ecologist and National Geographic Explorer-at-Large, said: “This is without any question one of only two times that there have been fires like this.

Incendi in Amazzonia, le conseguenze per il clima National Geographic

Thu, 29 Aug 2019 09:59:00 +0200msn-it (it)

© Fornito da La Repubblica Il tasso di deforestazione nell'Amazzonia brasiliana è cresciuto negli ultimi anni e sotto il governo dell'attuale presidente Jair Bolsanaro è previsto che aumenti ulteriormente. La foresta viene spesso incendiata per fare spazio a terra coltivabile o da pascolo. Fotografia Michael Nichols, Nat Geo Image Collection.

AMAZON BLAZE Amazon rainforest fire - what started it, how bad is it and will it stop? SHOCKING wildfires have been spreading across Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and there are no signs of the fire stopping anytime soon. But what caused the powerful fires to break out and when did it start? Here's the latest.

Thu, 29 Aug 2019 09:44:00 +0200thesun (en)

He's been unable to provide any evidence to back up the suspicions. has blamed the blaze on deforestation. Thomas Lovejoy, an ecologist and National Geographic Explorer-at-Large, said: “This is without any question one of only two times that there have been fires like this.

El ministro Quintana apuntó que las tareas antiincendio continuaban "con toda intensidad" en lo que definió como "la mayor movilización de emergencia hecha en Bolivia contra un desastre natural".

Wed, 28 Aug 2019 23:19:00 +0200paginasiete (es)

Sputnik Mundo. Veintisiete bomberos argentinos y dos helicópteros peruanos abrieron la cooperación internacional a los esfuerzos de Bolivia para apagar los incendios en sus bosques secos próximos a las fronteras con Brasil y Paraguay , que han arrasado casi 800.000 hectáreas, anunció el Gobierno.

Greenpeace France a Macron: le buone intenzioni sull’Amazzonia non bastano

Wed, 28 Aug 2019 10:45:00 +0200greenreport (it)

Dopo il G7 di Biarritz che ha scatenato un durissimo scontro internazionale tra Francia e Brasile, interviene Greenpeace France ricordando che «Le foreste bruciano dappertutto nel mondo. Con la loro complicità e il loro attendismo i leader di tutto il mondo mettono in pericolo il futuro il futuro del nostro pianeta.

AMAZON BLAZE What started the Amazon rainforest fires, how bad is it and will it stop? SHOCKING wildfires have been spreading across Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and there are no signs of the fire stopping anytime soon. But what caused the powerful fires to break out and when did it start? Here's the latest.

Wed, 28 Aug 2019 08:41:00 +0200thesun (en)

He's been unable to provide any evidence to back up the suspicions. has blamed the blaze on deforestation. Thomas Lovejoy, an ecologist and National Geographic Explorer-at-Large, said: “This is without any question one of only two times that there have been fires like this.

Brazilian president blames NGOs for Amazon fire

Tue, 27 Aug 2019 09:55:00 +0200standardmedia (en)

How did the Amazon rainforest fire start? Brazil ian president blames NGOs for blaze. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has suggested that non-governmental organisations (NGOs) could be to blame for the massive fires raging in the Amazon rainforest. In a Facebook Live on Wednesday, Bolsonaro said,....

Amazon rainforest fire: How did the Amazon fire start? How long has it been on fire? BRAZIL’S Amazon rainforest has seen a record number of fires this year, - but how did...

Tue, 27 Aug 2019 09:33:00 +0200express (en)

The Brazil ian Amazon is ablaze as a record number of fires continue to ravage the vast rainforest. The Brazilian Army has been deployed to help tackle the vicious fires after the nation's government faced mounting international pressure to take more action to tackle them.

Amazon fires map: How much of the Amazon Rainforest has been LOST by ravaging wildfires?

Tue, 27 Aug 2019 04:54:00 +0200express (en)

Wildfires are raging across Brazil at a record rate according to Brazil’s space agency with more than 70,000 fires detected in the region this year alone. Brazil’s characteristic intense heat, severe droughts and skyrocketing deforestation has stoked the turbulent infernos as they make their....

Fires intensify in the Amazon, the Chiquitanía and the Pantanal

Mon, 26 Aug 2019 18:59:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia, August 25, 2019 - A change in the winds during the last day has caused the fires in the Amazon to intensify. New fire points have been registered in the Chiquitanía, in Bolivia, and the Pantanal, in Paraguay , Bolivia and Brazil . The amount of heat points in the Amazon is already more than 80% higher than in 2018.

Amazzonia in fiamme, il Brasile apre inchiesta per roghi dolosi: “Organizzati su Whatsapp”. Macron: “Anche l’Africa è in fiamme”

Mon, 26 Aug 2019 18:22:00 +0200ilfattoquotidiano (it)

Secondo Globo Rural, "sindacalisti, produttori rurali, commercianti e invasori di terre agricole" hanno organizzato "un giorni di fuoco", per "appoggiare il presidente che vuole allentare i controlli dell’Istituto per l'ambiente". Il ministro per la Giustizia e la Sicurezza, Sergio Moro: "Saranno puniti severamente".

AMAZON BLAZE What started the Amazon rainforest fires, how bad is it and will it stop? SHOCKING wildfires have been spreading across Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and there are no signs of the fire stopping anytime soon. But what caused the powerful fires to break out and when did it start? Here's the latest.

Mon, 26 Aug 2019 11:43:00 +0200thesun (en)

He's been unable to provide any evidence to back up the suspicions. has blamed the blaze on deforestation. Thomas Lovejoy, an ecologist and National Geographic Explorer-at-Large, said: “This is without any question one of only two times that there have been fires like this.

AMAZON BLAZE What started the Amazon rainforest fires, how bad is it and will it stop?

Mon, 26 Aug 2019 09:42:00 +0200thesun (en)

He's been unable to provide any evidence to back up the suspicions. has blamed the blaze on deforestation. Thomas Lovejoy, an ecologist and National Geographic Explorer-at-Large, said: “This is without any question one of only two times that there have been fires like this.

Amazon rainforest fire: How did the Amazon fire start? How long has it been on fire?

Mon, 26 Aug 2019 04:25:00 +0200express (en)

The Brazil ian Amazon is ablaze as a record number of fires continue to ravage the vast rainforest. The Brazilian Army could be deployed to help tackle the vicious fires after the nation's government faced mounting international pressure to take more action to tackle them.

Amazon rainforest fires turn São Paulo's sky black

Mon, 26 Aug 2019 01:54:00 +0200eco-business (en)

Forest fires have dramatically increased in the Brazil ian Amazon this year in the wake of soaring deforestation rates, raising concerns among environmentalists about the fate of the planet’s largest tropical forest. The number of active fires amounted to 74,155 between January 1 and August 20, a....

Efemérides: qué pasó el 25 de agosto?

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 15:25:00 +0200laprensa-PE (es)

En un 25 de agosto pero de 1919, hace un siglo, nace la aviación comercial: un aeroplano civil Havilland transporta dos pasajeros de Londres a París, trayecto en el que tarda dos horas y cuarto. Otras efemérides: 1580.- Batalla de Alcántara: Tropas españolas derrotan a las portuguesas cerca de Lisboa, y conquistan Portugal hasta 1640.

Il manifesto di Papa Francesco per salvare l'Amazzonia dalla distruzione

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 11:07:00 +0200247libero (it)

di Carlo Di Cicco Solo in Brasile, tra il 2003 e il 2017 sono stati 1.119 gli indigeni dell’Amazzonia uccisi per aver difeso i loro territori e questo perché mettere in discussione il potere nella difesa del territorio e dei diritti umani “è mettere a rischio la propria vita, aprendo un cammino di croce e martirio”.

Il manifesto di Papa Francesco per salvare l’Amazzonia dalla distruzione

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 10:43:00 +0200tiscali-it (it)

di Carlo Di Cicco Solo in Brasile, tra il 2003 e il 2017 sono stati 1.119 gli indigeni dell’Amazzonia uccisi per aver difeso i loro territori e questo perché mettere in discussione il potere nella difesa del territorio e dei diritti umani “è mettere a rischio la propria vita, aprendo un cammino di croce e martirio”.

Deforestazione illegale e siccità più frequenti stanno mettendo a rischio l’Amazzonia Dom, 25/08/2019 - 09:36

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 09:41:00 +0200tempostretto (it)

Nelle ultime settimane oltre 5 milioni di ettari di foreste , una superficie pari a poco meno della metà dell’intero patrimonio forestale italiano, sono andate in fiamme in Siberia nel solo mese di luglio. Un dato senza precedenti nella storia recente della Russia.

Chi e perché incendia Bolsonaro per il caso Amazzonia

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 08:08:00 +0200247libero (it)

I roghi che stanno devastando la foresta amazzonica non sono un incidente, bensì il concretizzarsi di rischi prevedibili e previsti e di scelte che voltano le spalle ai criteri dello sviluppo sostenibile. L’approfondimento di Livio Zanotti Non è un altro incendio d’agosto, pur se di un’estensione cataclismica.

Chi e perché incendia Bolsonaro per il caso Amazzonia

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 07:31:00 +0200startmag (it)

I roghi che stanno devastando la foresta amazzonica non sono un incidente, bensì il concretizzarsi di rischi prevedibili e previsti e di scelte che voltano le spalle ai criteri dello sviluppo sostenibile. L’approfondimento di Livio Zanotti Non è un altro incendio d’agosto, pur se di un’estensione cataclismica.

Bolivia, like neighbour Brazil, battles intense wildfires

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 05:01:00 +0200euronews-en (en)

Bolivian authorities warned this week that 70% of the department of Santa Cruz where more than a quarter of the country's population lives is under "extreme risk" from forest fires. According to the government, nearly 500,000 hectares of forest have now been turned into ashes.

Brazil: South America: Forest Fires: Information Bulletin no. 1

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 02:47:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

The situation. In recent years, forest fires have become an emerging and continuous danger in South America. These fires cause damage to the ecosystem, biodiversity, livelihoods with a strong impact on communities in these areas and others affected by the effects.

The Amazon fires: What’s causing them and what the impacts could be

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 19:47:00 +0200twincities (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO — Fires have been breaking out at an unusual pace in Brazil this year, causing global alarm over deforestation in the Amazon region. The world’s largest rainforest is often called the “lungs of the earth.” Here’s a look at what’s happening: WHAT’S BURNING? Brazil’s National Space....

AP Explains: The causes and risks of the Amazon fires

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 14:00:00 +0200dailymail (en)

Meanwhile, large fires also have been burning in neighboring countries such as Bolivia, Paraguay and Argentina . WHAT'S CAUSING THE FIRES? Paulo Moutinho, co-founder of the Amazon Environmental Research Institute, said this week that "it is very difficult to have natural fires in the Amazon; it happens but the majority come from the hand of humans.

Dall’Amazzonia all’Antartide, la Terra e i rifugiati climatici

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 12:25:00 +0200huffingtonpost-Italia (it)

In questi giorni la Foresta Amazzonica, il principale polmone della Terra, brucia a ritmi preoccupanti. Le immagini satellitari diffuse dalla Nasa testimoniano un’intensità delle fiamme così elevata da essere visibile dallo spazio. L’Istituto Nazionale brasiliano di Ricerche Spaziali riporta che dall’inizio dell’anno sono scoppiati circa 73.

Amazon rainforest fire: How did the Amazon fire start? How long has it been on fire? BRAZIL’S Amazon rainforest has seen a record number of fires this year, - but how did...

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 10:37:00 +0200express (en)

The Brazil ian Amazon is ablaze as a record number of fires continue to ravage the vast rainforest. The Brazilian Army could be deployed to help tackle the vicious fires after the nation's government faced mounting international pressure to take more action to tackle them.

Ambiente: Wwf, Amazzonia rischia collasso ecologico, fermare roghi

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 08:35:00 +0200citynews (it)

Roma, 23 ago. (AdnKronos Salute) - Il Wwf è "estremamente preoccupato per gli incendi che si stanno propagando in Amazzonia, che minacciano l'esistenza della più grande foresta tropicale del mondo, habitat di migliaia di specie animali e vegetali e casa di oltre 34 milioni di persone, compresi circa 500 popoli indigeni".

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