Amazon in Crisis


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the Amazon rainforest and the environmental destruction going on in that region. The article contains a good number of photos.

For more visit:
http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/blog/forests/pictures-silent-crisis-amazon-20140507

Damming the Amazon


The link below is to an article that reports on plans to further dam the Amazon River in South America.

For more visit:
http://inhabitat.com/new-wave-of-amazon-dam-building-to-force-industrialization-of-the-jungle/

Amazon: Wildfires


The link below is to an article that looks at understory fires and the impact they are having on the Amazon.

For more visit:
http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/stories/how-hidden-wildfires-are-destroying-the-amazon

Chile: Bottom Trawling Banned in Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems


The link below is to an article that reports on Chile’s banning of bottom trawling in all vulnerable marine ecosystems.

For more visit:
http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2013/01/14/chile-becomes-first-country-to-protect-all-seamounts-from-bottom-trawling/