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The biggest obstacle to saving rainforests is lawlessness

Until that is tackled, nothing else will work

 To save the rainforest, Brazil’s new government is trying to catch the criminals who cut it down(REUTERS )
Published on Jun 01, 2023 09:06 PM IST
The Economist

Cause and Effect | Is the world on the brink of multiple tipping points?

Tipping points are conditions or thresholds beyond which changes in the climate system become self-perpetuating and can lead to abrupt and irreversible impacts.

Steam rises from the coal-fired power plant near wind turbines Niederaussem, Germany, as the sun rises on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. Germany cut its greenhouse gas emissions by almost 2% last year, beating previous estimates but still falling far short of the cuts needed to meet its medium-term climate goals. (AP Photo)
Updated on Mar 25, 2023 07:53 PM IST
ByTannu Jain

Man claims he ate worm, drank rainwater to survive in Amazon jungle for 31 days

The man reportedly got separated from his friends near northern Bolivia and got lost in the Amazon rainforest for over a month.

The man shared that he survived by eating worms and insects (representational image).(Unsplash/@Sean Thomas)
Published on Mar 02, 2023 12:59 PM IST
ByTrisha Sengupta

Climate tipping points in Amazon, Tibet 'linked': Scientists

Planet-heating pollution from human activities is raising global temperatures and scientists have said this is pushing crucial ecosystems and whole regions towards often irreversible changes.

Smoke billows from a fire in an area of the Amazon rainforest near Porto Velho.
Published on Jan 26, 2023 09:28 PM IST

Brazil's top court set to rule in favor of billion-dollar Amazon fund revival

The fund was frozen after Bolsonaro took office in 2019 and weakened environmental protection measures in the Amazon, arguing that commercial farming and mining were needed in the region to reduce poverty.

An aerial view shows a deforested plot of the Amazon rainforest in Manaus, Amazonas State, Brazil July 8. (Reuters)
Published on Oct 28, 2022 11:51 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
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