Images from space show there were nearly 7,000 in July - a rise of 28% on the same period last year.
Aug. 2, 2020 • ~1 min
UK consumers may unwittingly be buying meat linked to the destruction of the Amazon, experts say.
July 17, 2020 • ~3 min
This early peak indicates a potentially devastating dry season ahead - perhaps even worse than 2019.
July 2, 2020 • ~3 min
Mining strips nitrogen from the soil and means the forest struggles to grow back even after mines are abandoned.
June 30, 2020 • ~7 min
Scientists discover hundreds of different fungi in Amazonian soil, thought to play a vital role in nature.
June 27, 2020 • ~3 min
A repeat of 2019's disastrous fire season is possible in 2020, and it would have dire consequences.
May 30, 2020 • ~6 min
Gold rush, mercury legacy: Small-scale mining for gold has produced long-lasting toxic pollution, from 1860s California to modern Peru
Small-scale gold mining operations in developing countries are major sources of toxic mercury pollution, using techniques that haven't changed much since the California Gold Rush 150 years ago.
May 28, 2020 • ~10 min
Surely, it can't be fun to watch others play games you can play yourself? The hundreds of hour people spend on live-streaming platform Twitch would suggest otherwise.
May 26, 2020 • ~5 min
Massive study looked at more than half a million trees in 813 forests across the tropics.
May 22, 2020 • ~7 min
How the loss of the Amazon goes beyond deforestation - and what the nine countries that share this natural resource are doing to protect it.
May 21, 2020 • ~36 min