Lula’s international reputation could be key to the country’s success.
A different future will not be possible without reverence, respect, reciprocity and responsibility towards the Earth. On this issue, Indigenous Peoples have a lot to share.
Three reasons for failure, and four reasons to be hopeful.
The clearing of the Amazon rainforest surged to its highest levels in two decades under the Bolsonaro presidency. The newly elected Lula da Silva has vowed to halt deforestation, but it won’t be easy.
A recent paper suggested damaging climate tipping points could be closer than first thought.
Broken Spectre, an immersive, 74-minute-long moving image work, is having its world premiere at the NGV.
New research shows how hydropower is linked to extinctions.
The deforestation of the Amazon in Brazil is at its peak, with 2022 breaking all records. Deforestation threatens human rights.
New research suggests 75% of the rainforest has become less resilient to stress since the early 2000s.
The climate emergency can’t be addressed with simplistic solutions. A network of Indigenous communities in Brazil invites us to reorient colonial approaches and embrace deeper change.
Which species are becoming endangered and which are recovering, according to the IUCN World Conservation Congress?
Secondary forests are growing on deforested land in the Amazon – but not enough to offset emissions from logging.
Some Amazon deforestation is caused by recent policy, but there are also long-term issues.
We know surprisingly little about the millions of animals, plants and birds that live in the Amazon – here’s how we can understand them better.
Because Brazil’s economic prosperity in the last two decades is increasingly linked to the Amazon’s good health, restoring the country’s economy is a critical first step toward ending deforestation.
One-fifth of Earth’s land could be restored to wilderness by reintroducing animals and improving management.
Deforestation in Brazil recently reached a 12-year high, prompting France to cut soybean imports from the country.
As the world’s largest rainforest, the Amazon is not only an important carbon sink, but also home to thousands of species of plants and animals and a crucial part of the water cycle.
Deforestation and extreme blazes threaten the region’s biodiversity, risk transforming the rainforest into a semi-arid savannah and expose people to zoonoses that could spur new pandemics.
Forest that has been disturbed – but not cleared – by logging or fire can be hard to spot from satellites.