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Brazil likely to launch Amazon rainforest international security hub this year

Implementing the initiative will cost the Brazilian government 9 million reais ($1.83 million), and its annual budget will be 7 million reais.

Smoke from forest fires affects an area of the Amazon rainforest by the BR-319 highway at sunrise in Careiro Castanho, Amazonas state, Brazil. (AP)
Published on Sep 14, 2023 03:13 AM IST
Reuters |

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon falls 66% in August

The recognition of the two Indigenous reservations grants them legal protection against invasions by illegal loggers, gold miners and cattle ranchers.

Brazilian indigenous peoples gather as the Supreme Court on weighing the constitutionality of laws to limit the ability of Indigenous peoples to win protected status for ancestral lands, in Brasilia, Brazil August 30.(REUTERS)
Published on Sep 06, 2023 02:50 AM IST
Reuters |

New spider species in Amazon makes fake spiders, found in Philippines

New spider species found in the Amazon rainforest and the Philippines creates elaborate decoys out of debris and dead insects.

How these spiders use debris and insects to create decoys(Lary Reeves)
Published on Aug 27, 2023 01:06 PM IST

Saving the rainforests would be a bargain

Far more money is needed to make conservation more profitable than slash and burn

Yet still the world’s trees are disappearing. The area covered by primary rainforest has dwindled by 6.7% since 2000. (Unsplash)
Published on Jun 25, 2023 12:02 AM IST
The Economist

The biggest obstacle to saving rainforests is lawlessness

Until that is tackled, nothing else will work

 To save the rainforest, Brazil’s new government is trying to catch the criminals who cut it down(REUTERS )
Published on Jun 01, 2023 09:06 PM IST
The Economist
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