Brazilian researchers discover that caecilians, limbless amphibians resembling worms or snakes that emerged some 150 million years before the latter, can probably inject venom into their prey while biting. A group led by researchers at Butantan Institute in Brazil and supported by FAPESP has described for the first […]
This video on the Amazon Rainforest fires aftermath, captured by a drone:
The asset management arm of Nordea , one of the Nordics’ biggest banks, said it is suspending purchases of Brazilian government bonds, the latest investor to take action in response to the outbreak of Amazon forest fires. Is impact investing becoming more common? It sure is!! Nordea Asset Management […]
Here is a view from the guardian on how the forest fires are affecting the indigenous tribes of the Amazon: More video on the Amazon forest fires: Here is another video from the Huffington Post.
The world’s largest, and arguably most important, rainforest is on fire – and has been for weeks. An 84% increase in forest fires has been reported, compared to the same period last year. In total, more than 74,000 blazes continue to burn. Thousands of acres of the Amazon […]