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The Amazon rainforest


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US will revisit Trump-era decision for Alaska rainforest


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Dinosaur-killing asteroid strike gave rise to Amazon rainforest


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Amazon fires: Effort to quell rainforest blaze hampered by hostile ground and defiant Bolsonaro

Amazon fires: Effort to quell rainforest blaze hampered by hostile ground and defiant BolsonaroMillions of dollars in aid are being pledged. Hundreds of soldiers are heading into the jungle. The Amazon is burning – and the world has taken notice.Now comes the hard part.



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Why is the Amazon rainforest on fire?

Why is the Amazon rainforest on fire?The Amazon rainforest is burning at an alarming rate, with tens of thousands of fires laying waste to the world's largest tropical rainforest.



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Amazon fires: Bolsonaro actively trying to devastate rainforest, leaked documents show

Amazon fires: Bolsonaro actively trying to devastate rainforest, leaked documents showJair Bolsonaro hopes to sabotage conservation efforts in the Amazon, leaked documents show.A series of powerpoint slides reveal that Brazilian government officials intend to build a bridge, motorway and hydroelectric plant through the rainforest.



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Canadian man lynched in Peru rainforest after being accused of murdering shamanistic healer

Canadian man lynched in Peru rainforest after being accused of murdering shamanistic healerA Canadian man has been lynched in the Peruvian Amazon after being accused of killing a local spiritual leader. Sebastian Woodroffe, 41, a father of one, was dragged by the neck through a remote village following the death of Olivia Arevalo, a plant healer from the Shipibo-Konibo tribe of northeastern Peru, the country’s attorney general said. Ms Arevalo was shot and killed near her home in the Ucayali region on Thursday.



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Brazil jaguars find safe haven from floods in rainforest trees

Brazil jaguars find safe haven from floods in rainforest treesBrazilian jaguars, imperiled by hunters, ranchers and destruction of their habitat, have learned to survive at least one menace — flooding in the Amazon. They take to the trees!



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