from Environment Forum:

Amazon’s drought, seen from space

March 29, 2011

AMAZON/DROUGHTHow green is the Amazon?

Not as green as it used to be, as shown in an analysis of satellite images made during last year's record-breaking drought.

from Reuters Investigates:

Weird weather and the Amazon

November 29, 2010

As scientists from around the world gather in Cancun for the latest U.N. conference on climate change, Stuart Grudgings reports from Caapiranga, in the heart of the Amazon rainforest, for his special report "Weird weather leaves Amazon thirsty."

from Environment Forum:

The Green Gauge: Sinar Mas under fire

July 19, 2010

An aerial view is seen of a cleared forest area under development for palm oil plantations in Kapuas Hulu district of Indonesia's West Kalimantan province

Indonesia's Sinar Mas came under heavy fire last week from non-government organization Greenpeace as a report named and shamed some of its biggest clients for their role in the destruction of rainforest and peatlands.

from Environment Forum:

Better Than A Rainforest? Air Capture Climate Technology Gets A Closer Look

October 5, 2009

It sounds almost too good to be true: new technology that would be better than carbon neutral -- it would be carbon negative, taking more climate-warming carbon dioxide out of the air than factories and vehicles put in. It's called air capture technology, and Reuters took a look at some promising versions of it on October 1.

from Environment Forum:

The Amazon, the Pyramid and the Eiffel Tower

March 6, 2009

The Amazon rainforest lost trees and plants in a 2005 drought -- shedding carbon equivalent to the weight of 140,000 Eiffel Towers or almost 200 Great Pyramids of Giza.

from FaithWorld:

Pope says saving heterosexuality like saving the rainforest

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December 22, 2008

Pope Benedict took an unconventional approach today to stand up to what he sees as gender-bending, saying protecting heterosexuality was as important as saving the rainforest.