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Takeout Documentary Exposes The Devastating Impact Of Our Food Choices On The Amazon Rainforest

3 Mins Read Emmy-nominated filmmaker Michal Siewierski has unveiled a new documentary that highlights the disastrous impact our food choices are having on the Amazon rainforest. In addition to raising climate concerns, the film, called Takeout, suggests our addiction to convenience and immediate delivery is increasingly becoming a public health issue. The documentary discusses the environmental cost of […]

Parts of The Amazon Rainforest Are Being Sold Illegally Via Facebook Ads, BBC Investigation Finds

4 Mins Read According to an investigation conducted by the BBC, driven by Brazil’s cattle ranching industry, the Amazon rainforest plots are being sold via Facebook marketplace ads with some of these parts as large as 1,000 football pitches. The investigation highlights the illegal sale of parts of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest on the social media platform Facebook and […]

Amazon Rainforest: The Devastating Impact Of Brazil’s Pro-Deforestation Policies

3 Mins Read Two new studies show the alarming rate of deforestation in Brazil during the first year of far-right president Jair Bolsonaro’s time in office. Both studies were released days after video footage revealed the environmental minister advocated for environmental deregulation while the public remained distracted by the coronavirus pandemic.  Since Bolsonaro took office in January last […]