Amazon rainforest

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Lost in translation: is research into species being missed because of a language barrier?
More focus on non-English language reports would be good for conservation and help close the gap between global north and south, argue researchers

Sofia Quaglia

04, Apr, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Protect Indigenous people’s rights or Paris climate goals will fail, says report
Rainforests looked after by communities absorb twice as much carbon as other lands, analysis shows

Arthur Neslen

31, Mar, 2022 @1:00 PM

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The world’s forests do more than just store carbon, new research finds
New data suggests forests help keep the Earth at least half of a degree cooler, protecting us from the effects of climate crisis

Nina Lakhani

24, Mar, 2022 @5:00 AM

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How Saharan dust clouds that turn skies orange also nourish nature
Dust is a precious fertiliser for the Amazon rainforest and feeds Atlantic phytoplankton

Jeremy Plester

22, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Climate crisis: Amazon rainforest tipping point is looming, data shows
Analysis of satellite observations show forest is losing stability with ‘profound’ global implications

Damian Carrington Environment editor

07, Mar, 2022 @4:00 PM

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The Guardian view on the IPCC report: inaction has cost the world dearly | Editorial
Editorial: It is past time to take on the ‘arsonists’ of the fossil fuel industry which refuse to manage their own decline


28, Feb, 2022 @6:49 PM

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‘Loophole’ allowing for deforestation on soya farms in Brazil’s Amazon
Satellite data shows rainforest cleared for cattle and maize on farms growing soya, undermining claims crop is deforestation-free

Lucy Jordan, Alice Ross, Elisângela Mendonça, Andrew Wasley and Liam Slattery

10, Feb, 2022 @6:01 AM

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Feed supplier to UK farm animals still linked to Amazon deforestation
Cargill, which had pledged to clean up its supply chain, sells feed for many of the billion chickens killed annually in UK

Andrew Wasley, Lucy Jordan and Elisângela Mendonça

14, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘They saw bigger things’: Richard Leakey, Edward O Wilson and Thomas Lovejoy remembered
Friends and colleagues pay tribute after the recent deaths of these groundbreaking naturalists, who shifted our understanding of the world and our future

Patrick Greenfield

13, Jan, 2022 @11:30 AM

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Brazilian turtle breeders shot dead along with teenage daughter
Activists mourn deaths in Amazon state of Pará as bodies of José Gomes, Márcia Nunes Lisboa and their daughter found by son

Sam Cowie

13, Jan, 2022 @7:30 AM

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‘We can transition to a better country’: a trans Colombian on diversity in ecology and society
Brigitte Baptiste has a high profile as a transgender Colombian woman and an ecologist – in a country where both are targeted

Genevieve Glatsky

03, Jan, 2022 @12:15 PM

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Revealed: the places humanity must not destroy to avoid climate chaos
Tiny proportion of world’s land surface hosts carbon-rich forests and peatlands that would not recover before 2050 if lost

Damian Carrington Environment editor

18, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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