Tag: deforestation Amazon rainforest

biodiversity and deforestation

Top Court Demands Halt To Amazon Deforestation By Anastasia Moloney, Thomson Reuters Foundation Colombia’s highest court told the government to take urgent action to protect its Amazon rainforest and stem rising deforestation, in what campaigners said was an historic moment that should help conserve forests and counter climate change. In their ruling on Thursday, the […]

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forest conservation and global warming

Indigenous Leader Killed Protecting Forests By Alexander Zaitchik At the latest climate change talks, indigenous tribes showed again that they’re frontline allies in the fight against deforestation and global warming. So why aren’t we protecting them? A dark piece of news emerged at the U.N. climate talks in Lima. The body of José Isidro Tendetza Antún, a leading […]

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