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Brazilian activists slam Bolsonaro’s genocidal climate policy

With both the UN General Assembly and Climate Week taking place in NYC, activists protest deforestation and murders of Indigenous people

‘India’s new forest conservation rules facilitate takeover of forest lands by corporates’

India’s Environment Ministry has proposed new rules in the country’s Forest Conservation Act. Many are asking if these new rules are meant for forest conservation or forest corporatisation.

Israeli court orders illegal, forced transfer of Palestinian Bedouins and other stories

Today we look at the Israeli High Court ruling on mass expulsions in Masafer Yatta; a severe anti-abortion law advanced in Louisiana, US; and more

India forest loss Forest loss caused by climate change in India ‘worse’ than estimates

The annual forest loss in India reached a peak of 2,503 sq km in 2017, according to a study

Report: World’s biggest investors fuel border violence, deforestation and other stories

Today we look at how investors are driving border violence and the climate crisis, the acquittal of an Australian policeman in the murder of an Indigenous teen, and more

US to close Red Hill facility that poisoned Hawaii’s water supply and other stories

Today we look at a missile attack by Israeli on Syria, the Pentagon’s decision to shut down the Red Hill tank farm in Hawai’i, and more

Indonesia court rejects permit plea for palm oil plantations in Papua and other stories

Today we look at a court order denying permits for palm oil plantations in Papua, the Marriage Equality bill passed by Chile’s parliament, and more

Activists warn against greenwashing “nature-based solutions” at COP26 and other stories

Today we look at the pledges signed on the first day of COP26, casualties following twin blasts in Kabul, and more

Nurses in Berlin go on strike for better working conditions and other stories

Today we look at a strike by health workers in Berlin, reports of torture against Palestinian prisoner and Gilboa escapee Zakaria Zubeidi, and more

How pandemics are related to ecological crises

The globalization of food, along with myths about “miracle” cures and “superfoods” and changing food habits, are wreaking havoc. Much of this can be prevented

Australian bushfires 25 dead as the Australian bushfires rage on for the fifth month

Despite being the biggest calamity that Australia has faced in generations, the government is yet to take any decisive steps to contain the bushfires raging across the country

Thick smoke from human-caused fires in the Amazon spreads across South America

Ranchers and farmers are deliberately setting rainforest ablaze; wildfires increased by 82% over the same period in 2018