Rainforests News

Borneo photos

Pictures of the Borneo rainforest Pictures of the Borneo rainforest Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com March 28, 2006 Mongabay.com, a leading rainforest information web site, has launched a new section featuring…

Brazil to protect Amazon rainforest

Brazil to protect 84,000 sq. mi. of Amazon rainforest Brazil to protect Amazon rainforest Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com March 28, 2006 At the United Nations-sponsored environmental conference meeting in Curitiba,…

Malaria linked to Amazon deforestation

Malaria linked to Amazon deforestation Malaria linked to Amazon deforestation Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com February 2, 2006 A pair studies in the Amazon rainforest suggest a link between deforestation and…

Goodbye to West Africa’s Rainforests

Goodbye to West Africa's Rainforests Goodbye to West Africa's Rainforests Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com January 22, 2006 The state of West Africa's rainforests West Africa's once verdant and extensive rainforests…

Brazilian Reporter Defends Amazon

Brazilian Reporter Defends Amazon Brazilian Reporter Defends Amazon Michael Astor The Associated Press December 25, 2005 BELEM, Brazil — Journalist Lucio Flavio Pinto's crusade against the destroyers of the Amazonian…

Dangerous times on Brazil’s Amazon frontier

Dangerous times on Brazil's Amazon frontier Dangerous times on Brazil's Amazon frontier Andrew Hay Reuters December 22, 2005 ALTAMIRA, Brazil, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Amazon land activist Deurival Santiago has…

Tsunami relief risks rainforest destruction

Tsunami relief risks rainforest destruction Tsunami relief risks rainforest destruction Tina Butler, mongabay.com December 19, 2005 EDITOR'S UPDATE: (19 Dec 2005) Today WWF warned that donor countries must include sustainably…