More than 74,000 fires have been recorded in the Brazilian Amazon this year. Here's why that's a big deal
As of August 20, more than 74,000 fires have been recorded across the Brazilian Amazon . That's nearly double the total number of fires in 2018. Environmental groups blame...
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Brazil's Bolsonaro sends army to fight Amazon fires
As EU threatens trade retaliation, Brazilian president announces he has authorised troops to help contain raging fires.
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Images from a NASA satellite show the quickly increasing levels of carbon monoxide in atmosphere from the Amazon fires
Technology aboard NASA satellite Aqua captured images of carbon monoxide in the atmosphere associated with wildfires burning through the Amazon rainforest for the past few...
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Brazil's leadership under fire for blazes decimating Amazon rainforest
Protesters gathered around the world to voice their outrage over the fires devastating the Amazon rainforest and call on Brazil's leadership to take action.
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Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro Authorizes Military to Battle Massive Amazon Rainforest Fire
The Amazon rainforest is vital in that it not only provides so much oxygen, but that the burning of the forest is also a roadblock in the battle against global warming.
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U.S. indictment charges 80 in fraud case, state attorneys general join fight against robocalls, and worldwide pleas to save the Amazon as fires decimate rainforest.
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Amazon joins Walmart in saying Tesla solar panels caught fire
Amazon.com said a June 2018 blaze on the roof of one of its warehouses in Redlands, California, involved a solar panel system that Tesla's SolarCity division had installed.
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Does ViacomCBS stand a chance against streaming giants Netflix and Amazon?
CEO Bob Bakish is covering all bases, hoping that CBS will catch any subscribers who fall off the pay model that Viacom offers.
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How the Amazon's fires, deforestation affect the U.S. Midwest
The Amazon is a "weather engine," and studies show further deforestation has the ability to destabilize rainfall patterns and threaten food production.
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