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Global Institutional Investors, Including Insurers, Urge Brazil to Control Deforestation

A group of 29 global investment firms that manage $3.7 trillion are demanding meetings with Brazilian diplomats around the world to call on right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro’s government to stop soaring deforestation in the Amazon rainforest. The investors, led by …

Researchers Find Link Between Atlantic Hurricanes and Amazon Wildfires

Researchers have uncovered a “remarkably strong link” between high wildfire risk in the Amazon basin and the hurricanes that ravage North Atlantic shorelines. The wildfire-hurricane association is a result of ocean-atmosphere interactions, according to the researchers who say this north-south …