Trees and forests

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Harsher anti-protest laws targeting environmentalists are putting greed before green | Bob Brown
Penalties for peaceful action are now the same as for aggravated assault

Bob Brown

27, Jun, 2022 @1:35 AM

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Banks and UK supermarkets accused of backing deforestation in Brazil
By funding and stocking products from Brazilian meat giant JBS, firms have also supported land-grabbing, investigation claims

Sophie Kevany

24, Jun, 2022 @6:05 PM

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Dom Phillips obituary
Brazil-based UK journalist and author who championed the role of Indigenous people in saving the Amazon

Jonathan Watts

24, Jun, 2022 @2:40 PM

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Britain’s vanishing rainforests must be protected, say campaigners
Analysis reveals 73% of remaining fragments of rare temperate rainforest in England are not under protection

Patrick Greenfield

23, Jun, 2022 @9:30 AM

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‘We make nature here’: pioneering Dutch project repairs image after outcry over starving animals
Oostvaardersplassen reserve reshaped conservation in the 1980s as nature was allowed to take its course, now it is rewilding in a more managed way

Phoebe Weston

21, Jun, 2022 @5:15 AM

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‘Bolsonaro’s fingerprints are all over this’: how president’s war on Amazon played part in double killing
Brazil’s leader has steadily attacked those defending the region where journalist Dom Phillips and Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira lost their lives

Andrew Downie in São Paulo

18, Jun, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Young country diary: The hungry caterpillar makes beautiful shapes | Nenedjo
East London: I saw something weird on a leaf at forest school, then one of the teachers told me something that blew my mind

18, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Sign our petition to protect this precious Welsh landscape | Letter
Letter: Lorna Brazell of the Cambrian Mountains Society urges readers to support a move to designate the Elenydd as an area of outstanding natural beauty


17, Jun, 2022 @4:40 PM

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Let us train the woodland workers that Britain needs | Letter
Letter: If there is to be any point in planting trees, we are going to need people to manage them as they grow, writes Ian Taylor


17, Jun, 2022 @4:39 PM

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The disappearance of Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira – a timeline
Dom Phillips, a journalist and frequent contributor to the Guardian, set off on a trip to a remote part of the Amazon with his friend and guide Bruno Pereira to research a book. Their disappearance and murder ignited a campaign to urge Brazil’s authorities to act and shone a spotlight on the increasingly hostile environment in the world’s largest rainforest

Theresa Malone, Garry Blight and Niels de Hoog

17, Jun, 2022 @8:32 AM

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Police losing narco war in deadly Amazon region where duo disappeared
A key police outpost lies in ruins after a daring raid – a sign of the growing danger in an increasingly lucrative smuggling route

Tom Phillips in Puerto Amelia and Dan Collyns in Flor de Ucayali

16, Jun, 2022 @4:40 PM

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‘Girls make phenomenal tree climbers’: call for recruits to meet UK planting goals
Institute of Chartered Foresters says 70% more staff must be recruited to meet net zero targets

Sandra Laville

11, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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