Pope Francis calls for “scarred face of the Amazon region” to be protected

He told Bishops from across the region that they must focus on saving the rainforest and providing better services to its indigenous people

Amazon inks ‘largest corporate’ wind PPA in the UK

It is part of the company’s commitment towards using 100% clean power by 2030

Amazon deforestation ‘could be slowed by planting bean trees’

The University of Exeter claims the trees would also have the benefit of helping smallholders make a living

Amazon unboxes new 2040 net zero carbon commitment

It has also pledged to source 100% of its electricity from renewable energy sources by 2030

Brazil to reject $20m of G7 aid for Amazon rainforest fires

French President Emmanuel Macron said the funds would be made available immediately to tackle the blazes

NASA detects huge carbon monoxide plume from Amazon rainforests

Carbon monoxide is a pollutant that can persist in the atmosphere for about a month and has implications for both air pollution and climate change

Boris Johnson pledges £10m to protect Amazon rainforest

Fires have been raging across the world’s largest tropical rainforest, one of the most important carbon sinks

Solar and wind-powered house goes on sale on Amazon for $24k

Unfortunately, the Weizhengheng house is not featured as part of Amazon Prime and shipping will cost an additional $1,000

Amazon rainforest ‘losing football pitch-sized area of trees every minute’

The rate at which trees are being chopped down has sharply accelerated since right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro came into power

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More than 5,000 Amazon staff call on Jeff Bezos to tackle climate change

At the time of writing, 5,237 Amazon employees acknowledge “climate change is an existential threat”