Forest Fire (5819 ha) in Brazil, Bolivia 12 Sep 2021

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Amazzonia, il futuro delle terre in una sentenza

2021-09-13T06:15+0200vasroma (it)

Si sta tenendo a Brasilia il raduno dei Popoli indigeni: circa 6.000 i partecipanti appartenenti a 176 diversi popoli indigeni del Brasile, che hanno deciso di attendere insieme l’esito del giudizio della Corte suprema federale del Brasile sul futuro delle terre indigene protette del Paese.

Brazil’s Amazon deforestation remains high despite slight fall

2021-09-10T17:00+0200aljazeera-en (en)

Deforestation in Brazil ’s Amazon rainforest fell in August compared with the same period a year earlier, continuing a downward trend while remaining higher than before right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro took office. Forest clearances in August totalled 918 square kilometres (354 square miles), down....

Studies show that logging and the impact of logging on Amazon’s biodiversity

2021-09-09T18:36+0200floridanewstimes (en)

Melbourne, Florida. –NS New research , Co-authored by two researchers at Florida Institute of Technology, this month Nature Provides the first quantitative assessment of how environmental policies on deforestation, in addition to forest fires and droughts, have affected the diversity of Amazon’s flora and fauna.

Difesa dell’ambiente Dietro la deforestazione in Brasile c’è l’ombra dell’industria... Il Brasile è primo esportatore mondiale di carne bovina, e una buona percentuale arriva in Europa e anche in Italia. Da tempo le associazioni... 8 Settembre 2021

2021-09-08T14:21+0200ohga (it)

Il Brasile è primo esportatore mondiale di carne bovina, e una buona percentuale arriva in Europa e anche in Italia. Da tempo le associazioni ambientaliste denunciano come i principali responsabili degli incendi che devastano le foreste del Pantanal e la savana del Cerrado siano i produttori di....

MIL-OSI USA: Study Shows the Impacts of Deforestation and Forest Burning on Biodiversity in the Amazon

2021-09-07T14:29+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: US State of Connecticut. A new study, co-authored by a team of researchers including UConn Ecology and Evolutionary Biology researcher Cory Merow provides the first quantitative assessment of how environmental policies on deforestation, along with forest fires and drought, have impacted the diversity of plants and animals in the Amazon.

Study Shows Impacts of Deforestation and Forest Burning on Biodiversity in Amazon

2021-09-07T13:30+0200miragenews (en)

Since 2001, between 40,000 and 73,400 square miles of Amazon rainforest have been impacted by fires. Ring of fire: Smoke rises through the understory of a forest in the Amazon region. Plants and animals in the Amazonian rainforest evolved largely without fire, so they lack the adaptations necessary to cope with it.

I popoli indigeni del Brasile lottano per i loro diritti alla terra e in difesa del pianeta

2021-09-06T06:22+0200vasroma (it)

Mentre in Brasile i Popoli Indigeni si mobilitano, a due giorni dalla Giornata mondiale d’azione per l’Amazzonia [5 settembre 2021, ndr.] , volontarie e volontari di Greenpeace sono scesi in piazza in numerose città italiane ed europee per sensibilizzare le persone sul legame tra deforestazione, clima e violazione dei diritti umani.

Amazon fires affecting threatened species

2021-09-05T15:02+0200enca (en)

Indigenous tribe applauds state move to cancel Brazil Amazon dam. PARIS - Unprecedented mapping of habitats in the Amazon basin shows a majority of species threatened with extinction suffered habitat loss due to fires over the last two decades, a study said on Wednesday.

Greenpeace: Amazzonia, i Popoli Indigeni in attesa di una sentenza storica sul loro diritto alla terra

2021-09-03T18:36+0200greenpeace-it (it)

Oltre seimila partecipanti appartenenti a 176 diversi Popoli Indigeni del Brasile sono riuniti dalla scorsa settimana a Brasilia, capitale dello Stato sudamericano, per lo “StruggleForLife Camp”. Attendono il giudizio della Corte suprema federale brasiliana sul futuro delle terre indigene protette,....

Bolivia says forest fires in the country are under control

2021-09-03T17:43+0200riotimesonline (en)

. Vice Minister of Civil Defense, Juan Carlos Calvimontes, said that in the municipalities of the Santa Cruz region, 82% of the fires occurred in areas of grasslands and small bushes, while the remaining 18 impacted wooded areas. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Vice Minister of Civil Defense of....

Fire, drought, and lax enforcement threaten Amazon biodiversity

2021-09-03T17:16+0200futurity (en)

, researchers used records of more than 14,500 plant and vertebrate species to create biodiversity maps of the Amazon region. Overlaying the maps with historical and current observations of forest fires and deforestation over the last two decades allowed the team to quantify the cumulative impacts on the region’s species.

Bolivia says forest fires in the country are under control

2021-09-03T06:24+0200riotimesonline (en)

. Vice Minister of Civil Defense, Juan Carlos Calvimontes, said that in the municipalities of the Santa Cruz region, 82% of the fires occurred in areas of grasslands and small bushes, while the remaining 18 impacted wooded areas. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Vice Minister of Civil Defense of....

Policy, drought and fires combine to affect biodiversity in the Amazon basin Analysis of the ranges of nearly 15,000 plant and vertebrate species in the Amazon basin reveals that, from 2001 to 2019, a majority were affected by fire. Drought and forest policy were the best predictors of fire outcomes. News & Views | 01 SEP 2021

2021-09-02T00:17+0200nature (en)

To track effects on biodiversity, the authors undertook unprecedented analyses of the geographical ranges of 11,514 plant and 3,079 vertebrate species in the Amazon basin. Feng and colleagues also analysed satellite data of forest-cover changes, tracked forest degradation due to fire and identified....

Study shows impacts of deforestation and forest burning on biodiversity in the Amazon

2021-09-01T18:24+0200phys (en)

Researchers used records of more than 14,500 plant and vertebrate species to create biodiversity maps of the Amazon region. Overlaying the maps with historical and current observations of forest fires and deforestation over the last two decades allowed the team to quantify the cumulative impacts on....

Policy, drought and fires combine to affect biodiversity in the Amazon basin

2021-09-01T18:10+0200nature-current (en)

To track effects on biodiversity, the authors undertook unprecedented analyses of the geographical ranges of 11,514 plant and 3,079 vertebrate species in the Amazon basin. Feng and colleagues also analysed satellite data of forest-cover changes, tracked forest degradation due to fire and identified....

Policy, drought and fires combine to affect biodiversity in the Amazon basin

2021-09-01T18:01+0200nature-Earth-and-Environmental-Sciences (en)

To track effects on biodiversity, the authors undertook unprecedented analyses of the geographical ranges of 11,514 plant and 3,079 vertebrate species in the Amazon basin. Feng and colleagues also analysed satellite data of forest-cover changes, tracked forest degradation due to fire and identified....

Ecology: Deforestation and fires are shrinking Amazonian habitats(Nature)

2021-09-01T17:23+0200natureasia-en (en)

Up to 85% of species listed as threatened in the Amazon may have lost a substantial portion of their habitat owing to deforestation and fires in the past two decades, a study in Nature indicates. It is estimated that for every 10,000 km2 of forest that is burned, about 27–37 additional plant species....

Bolivia: Santa Cruz forest fires destroy nearly 800,000 hectares, ravaging protected areas

2021-09-01T09:02+0200riotimesonline (en)

. Forest fires are not letting up in Bolivia . For the third consecutive year, fire is devastating ecosystems such as the Chaco, Chiquitanía and Pantanal, as well as forests in the Bolivian Amazon. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Close to 1 million hectares have burned, while experts and specialists fear a repeat of the devastation of past years.

Fires in the Amazon are out of control. Again.

2021-08-27T16:39+0200vox (en)

In the summer of 2019, the Amazon captured the world’s attention when large chunks of the iconic rainforest and smoke darkened the afternoon sky above São Paulo, Brazil ’s largest city. The following year proved to be And this year? It’s not looking good so far: More than 1,000 large fires have burned across the rainforest since January.

Puerto Suárez es declarada zona de desastre natural por sequía e incendios

2021-08-25T02:02+0200elsol (es)

La Sala Plena del Concejo Municipal de Puerto Suárez declaró este martes zona de desastre natural debido a los incendios y sequía que viene afectando esta región fronteriza con Brasil. Carlos Rivas responsable de Relaciones Públicas del Gobierno Municipal de Puerto Suárez.

Puerto Suárez es declarada zona de desastre natural por sequía e incendios

2021-08-25T01:59+0200eldia-BO (es)

La Sala Plena del Concejo Municipal de Puerto Suárez declaró este martes zona de desastre natural debido a los incendios y sequía que viene afectando esta región fronteriza con Brasil. Carlos Rivas responsable de Relaciones Públicas del Gobierno Municipal de Puerto Suárez.

Brasil, la principal reserva hídrica del mundo, "se está secando"

2021-08-23T21:56+0200vanguardia-CO (es)

En total fueron tres millones de hectáreas de aguas superficiales perdidas en el gigante suramericano, un área equivalente al tamaño de Bélgica, según un estudio publicado este lunes por la iniciativa Mapbiomas. La superficie con agua dulce de Brasil pasó de 19,7 millones de hectáreas en 1991 a 16,6....

Govt, JICA to turn to AI in effort to preserve Amazon rain...

2021-08-23T09:35+0200elevenmyanmar (en)

The government and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) plan to develop a system utilizing artificial intelligence to protect the tropical rain forests in South America’s Amazon region. AI will be used to predict areas where the risks of illegal logging and forest fires are high.

Forest Fires Set To Wreak Havoc In Brazil Again

2021-08-17T12:08+0200wearebreakingnews (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – A severe drought and the first available information about forest fires raise concerns that Brazil will suffer much destruction, as in the last two years, despite efforts to contain the flames. The fire season has begun and the government space office, which uses satellites to....

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