There’s no doubt that Brazil’s fires are caused by deforestation, scientists say | Science

The rain forest is on fire in the Jamanxim Environmental Management Location near the city of Novo Progresso, Brazil. Victor Moriyama/Greenpeace​ SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL—“Dry weather, wind, and heat”—those were the... Read more »

Deforestation in the Amazon is shooting up, but Brazil’s president calls the data ‘a lie’ | Science

Gallo Images/Orbital Horizon/Copernicus Guard Data 2018/GETTY IMAGES Deforestation is shooting up once again in the Brazilian Amazon, according to satellite tracking data. But Brazil’s reactionary president, Jair Bolsonaro, whom... Read more »