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- Amazon deforestation surges by a quarter since last year
The rainforest in Brazil is also on course for its worse year on record and in the first half of 2020, 1,184 square miles (3,069 square kilometres) - an area ten times the size of Paris - was destroyed.
Daily Mail. Friday, 10 Jul 2020.
- Britain's obsession with beef impacting Amazon rainforest wildfires
Brazil, home to two-thirds of the Amazon rainforest, is one of the riskiest countries from which the UK imports key agricultural commodities, say the WWF and RSPB.
Daily Mail. Friday, 10 Jul 2020.
- Teen recounts seeing dad shot, surviving 30 hours lost in the woods
Jack Gershman bolted into the forest
when his dad was shot for reasons that remain a mystery. Then he got lost, and his phone died.
CBS News. Thursday, 9 Jul 2020.
- Forest fires kill at least six in Ukraine's Luhansk region
Firefighters and rescue workers rushed to tackle the blazes amid soaring winds and heat.
BBC News. Wednesday, 8 Jul 2020.
- What Today's Indigenous Potters Are Learning from Ancient Chocolate-Drinking Jars
Cacao harvested from Mesoamerican forests was traded through a massive network to reach people in the Southwest
Smithsonian. Tuesday, 7 Jul 2020.
- Boy, 15, survives 30-hour ordeal in Sierra wilderness after running from gunman who killed his dad
A 15-year-old boy survived more than 30 hours alone in the Tahoe National Forest
in northern California as he hid from a gunman who shot and killed his father and wounded two other individuals in separate ambush incidents, authorities said.
Fox News. Tuesday, 7 Jul 2020.
- Girl, 7, dies after being pulled from River Braan in Perthshire forest
Emergency services responded to reports of two people in the River Braan at The Hermitage beauty spot, Dunkeld.
BBC News. Tuesday, 7 Jul 2020.
- The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Meritage Homes, D.R. Horton, NVR, TRI Pointe Group and Universal Forest Products
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Meritage Homes, D.R. Horton, NVR, TRI Pointe Group and Universal Forest
Zacks. Monday, 6 Jul 2020.
- Gold mining restricts Amazon rainforest recovery
Gold mining significantly limits the regrowth of Amazon forests, greatly reducing their ability to accumulate carbon, according to a new study. ...
Science Daily. Monday, 29 Jun 2020.
- NC Lt. Gov. Forest threatens lawsuit over states coronavirus response
Lt. Gov. Dan Forest
speaks out against Gov. Roy Cooper's handling of COVID-19 pandemic.
Yahoo. Saturday, 27 Jun 2020.
- The millenial pre-colonial cultural influence is evident in the Amazon forest
Before the arrival of European colonizers, the Amazonian Indigenous peoples cultivated their food - cassava, corn, pineapple, peppers and squash, among other things. ...
Science Daily. Friday, 26 Jun 2020.
- The 15 best places in L.A. to find shade on hot summer days
A mature urban forest
and dense tree canopy can provide relief on the hottest days. Here are 15 places to cool off this summer.
Los Angeles Times. Wednesday, 24 Jun 2020.
- Investors warn Brazil ambassadors about Amazon deforestation
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - A group of mostly European investment firms has sent a joint letter to Brazilian ambassadors in their countries to express concern over rising Amazon deforestation. ...
Washington Times. Tuesday, 23 Jun 2020.
- Temperature hits 100 degrees Farenheit in Arctic Russian town
A Siberian town with the world's widest temperature range has recorded a new high amid a heat wave that is contributing to severe forest
Fox News. Sunday, 21 Jun 2020.
- Strong Father-Daughter Relationships Lead To Healthier, Happier Women
Research at Wake Forest
University has concluded that women perform better in what they refer to as the 3Ms = Money, Men, and Mental Health if the father-daughter relationship is strong. ...
Forbes. Sunday, 21 Jun 2020.
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