Earth Alliance, a new environmental organization created by Leonardo DiCaprio and his philanthropic friends Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth, has pledged $5 million to help preserve the 244 more words
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BRASILIA/PORTO VELHO — Brazilian warplanes are dumping water on the burning forest in the Amazon state of Rondonia, responding to a global outcry over the destruction of the world’s largest tropical rain forest. 718 more words
Leaders of the Group of Seven nations said Sunday they were preparing to help Brazil fight the fires burning across the Amazon rainforest and repair the damage even as tens of thousands of soldiers were being deployed to fight the blazes that have caused global alarm. 620 more words
Rapacious capitalists are blazing a trail of staggering destruction across the Amazon rainforest — enabled by Brazil’s reactionary in chief, Jair Bolsonaro.