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Four Missing Children After Plane Crash In Amazon Alive After 40 Days

Four Indigenous children who had been missing for more than a month in the Colombian Amazon rainforest after a small plane crash have been found alive, said President Gustavo Petro. "Today we have had a magical day," Petro said to the media. "They are weak. Let's let the doctors make their assessment," he added. The president earlier posted a photo on Twitter and confirmed the survived adults and kids.

Sat, 10 Jun 2023 - 03:03 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: alive, Amazon forest, plane crash, Viral Story, Bizarre news

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British journalist, Indigenous expert missing in Amazon

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Brazilian Police Find Items Of British Journalist, Indigenous Expert Missing In Amazon

Brazilian Authorities discovered a bag and personal possessions of a British journalist, Dom Phillips, and an Indigenous specialist, Bruno Pereira, who went missing in the Amazon. They disappeared after receiving threats while on a research trip to Brazil's Javari Valley on June 5. Briton's mother-in-law has given up hope that they will make it out alive. They were last spotted at Sao Gabriel, near their destination Atalaia do Norte. 

Mon, 13 Jun 2022 - 07:45 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Brazil, journalist, Indigenous specialist, Amazon forest, threats

Courtesy: India Today

Slash and burn agriculture in Amazon

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Wildfires, Farming, Ranching Increase Deforestation By 17% In Amazon

Amazon rainforests have lost scores of green cover as deforestation increased by 17% in 2020. A University of Maryland report pointed that around 2.3 million acres of land, equivalent to El Salvador, has lost the forest cover. Losing over 1.5 million hectares of primary forest, Brazil accounted for the highest deforestation while Bolivia and Peru followed next. The study cited slash-and-burn agriculture, wildfires and cattle ranching as major… read-more

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 - 04:00 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Amazon forest, Greenery, forest cover, environment

Courtesy: The Wire

Amazon Rainforest destructed badly in past few years.


Report Says Deforestation In Amazon Larger Than Size Of Spain

According to reports by Amazon Geo-Referenced Socio-Environmental Information Network(RAISG), 513,00 sq. kilometre rainforest has been destructed since 2000. Shockingly, the deforested area is larger than the size of Spain. As per the report, the all-time high loss of 11,088 sq. kilometre rainforest had occurred between July 2019-2020 only in Brazil. Moreover, the study claimed that the deforestation gathered momentum in Brazil only after… read-more

Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - 11:13 PM / by Rashi Jain

Tags: Amazon forest, Climate, deforestation, environment

Courtesy: Daily Sabah

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Brazilian President Bolsonaro Slams Biden; Calls His Proposal to Aid Amazon a 'Bribe'

Brazilian President Bolsonaro slammed US Presidential candidate, Joe Biden, on September 30, over his offer to help Brazil with $20 billion to save the Amazon forests. Calling it a ‘bribe' and a shameful act, Bolsonaro tweeted that Brazil no longer accepts bribes, and its “sovereignty in non-negotiable.” Reportedly, Biden had mentioned about the $20 billion fund when speaking about climate change in the first Presidential debate at Ohio, on… read-more

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 - 01:41 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Jair Bolsonaro, Amazon forest, Joe BIden, Donald Trump, US Presidential Election, Presidential debate

Courtesy: WION News