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Brazil deforestation falls from May but posts monthly record

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Preliminary data from Brazil's government released on Friday showed Amazon deforestation in June fell from the prior month, counter to...

Brazil to redeploy troops to Amazon to fight deforestation

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BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil's president is sending troops back to the Amazon to bolster policing against logging and other illegal land clearance, acting amid...

Brazil’s environment minister resigns amid criticism, probes

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles announced his resignation Wednesday, giving up his post amid sharp criticism of his tenure and...

Endangered corpse flower blooms in Warsaw, drawing crowds

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WARSAW, Poland — The endangered Sumatran Titan arum, a giant foul-smelling blossom also known as the corpse flower, went into a rare, short bloom...

Brazil’s Amazon deforestation reaches record level for May

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Preliminary government data released on Friday has raised concern that the coming dry season will see even more deforestation of...

Brazil’s Amazon deforestation surged in April after pledges

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Preliminary data released Friday signaled deforestation of Brazil’s Amazon in April was the highest for that month in at least...

Brazil’s Amazon deforestation surged in April after pledges

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<p>RIO DE JANEIRO &mdash; Preliminary data released Friday signaled deforestation of Brazil’s Amazon in April was the highest for that month in at least...

DiCaprio, Fonda urge US not to sign climate deal with Brazil

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<p>RIO DE JANEIRO &mdash; Dozens of celebrities including actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Jane Fonda and Joaquin Phoenix on Tuesday called on U.S. President Joe Biden...

DiCaprio, Fonda urge US not to sign climate deal with Brazil

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Dozens of celebrities including actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Jane Fonda and Joaquin Phoenix on Tuesday called on U.S. President Joe Biden...

Senate Democrats urge Biden to deny funds for Brazil Amazon

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<p>RIO DE JANEIRO &mdash; More than a dozen Senate Democrats sent a letter to U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday complaining of a woeful...