Amazon

The Amazon Soy Moratorium is safe!

  Despite repeated attacks, the Soy Moratorium in the Brazilian Amazon is safe—at least for a while. This is a huge win, not only for tropical forest conservation, but also for …

NWF featured in “A Fierce Green Fire” on PBS

NWF’s own Barbara Bramble is featured in A Fierce Green Fire, which traces the history of the grassroots and global environmental movement in the 20th century and beyond. The film, which …

The new dolphin's cousin, Inia geoffrensis. Photo credit: Joachim S. Müller

A New Dolphin and Tapir for the Amazon

Wildlife fans rejoice at the frequent announcements of new species. Five to ten new bird species, a few dozen mammals, 100-200 reptiles and amphibians (including a new frog in New …

Peru Stands up to Big Oil. Will U.S. and Ecuador?

Last year my husband and I honeymooned in Machu Picchu, Peru. In Quechua — the language spoken by the Inca who built the city — Machu Picchu means “Old Mountain.” …

Gucci Goes Green at Paris Fashion Week

This post was written by Nathalie Walker, Manager of National Wildlife Federation’s Tropical Agriculture, Forests and Climate Project For decades, fashion designers have looked to wildlife and the natural world for inspiration. …

Did You Get That Handbag From…The Amazon Rainforest?

Here in Copenhagen, while negotiators hash out the details of an international climate agreement, thousands of organizations and businesses from all over the globe are monitoring the talks and bringing …

Speaking Up for the Frog

In my new book Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth, I write that large tracts of the vast Amazonian rainforest ecosystem may be on the brink of irreversible collapse if …

Brazil’s Environment Head Says Amazon Deforestation Is Slowing

The CO2 emissions caused by deforestation make Brazil a top-tier global warming polluter that has been criticized for not moving more quickly to save its vast but diminishing Amazon basin …

Thousands Year-Old Process Could Help Defeat Global Warming

  |   July 7, 2009

Welsh scientists are looking at the ancient practices of Amazonian Indians who developed a process some 6,000 years ago that could help to trap carbon dioxide and lower greenhouse gas …

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