Devastation as world’s biggest wetland burns: ‘those that cannot run don’t stand a chance’

The Pantanal, the world’s largest wetland and one of the most biodiverse places on Earth, is on fire. Huge stretches of land resemble the aftermath of a battle, with…Continue readingDevastation as world’s biggest wetland burns: ‘those that cannot run don’t stand a chance’

Deforestation in Brazil’s Cerrado higher than in Amazon: Report

Deforestation in Brazil’s Cerrado region, a vast tropical savanna renowned for its rich biodiversity, increased sharply in 2023 and overtook that of the Amazon, according to a report published…Continue readingDeforestation in Brazil’s Cerrado higher than in Amazon: Report

Global rainforest loss continues at rate of 10 football pitches a minute

The destruction of the world’s most pristine rainforests continued at a relentless rate in 2023, despite dramatic falls in forest loss in the Brazilian and Colombian Amazon, new figures…Continue readingGlobal rainforest loss continues at rate of 10 football pitches a minute

Argentina hits milestone on path to gas export bonanza

Natural gas from the world’s second-largest shale gas reserve in Patagonia will reach Buenos Aires in the coming weeks through a new pipeline, marking a milestone in Argentina’s push…Continue readingArgentina hits milestone on path to gas export bonanza

Wildfires devastate Bolivian nature reserves

The government said 200,000 hectares (495,000 acres) had burned in just two days.Continue readingWildfires devastate Bolivian nature reserves