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Photos show how "fire warriors" are still fighting fires in the ravaged Amazon Rainforest

Juan Karita / AP Though the fires aren't as bad as they were in August, the Amazon Rainforest is still burning. In October, The Washington Post reported on a group of "eli.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 9th, 2019

Brazil rejects G-7’s $40 million to fight Amazon fire, likening gesture to colonialism

The Brazilian government has said it will reject an offer of aid from the world’s wealthiest countries to help tackle fires in the Amazon rainforest......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 27th, 2019

California Wildfire Photos: Thousands Tackle Yolo County and Pawnee Fires

More than 1,200 people have been fighting the so-called County Fire, around 75 miles northeast of San Francisco......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 2nd, 2018

Photos show the Saddleridge Fire as it ripped through 7,500 acres of LA"s San Fernando Valley, growing 800 acres per hour

AP Photo/Noah Berger Saddleridge Fire has burned through over 7,500 acres of brush north of Los Angeles, spreading at a rate of 800 acres per hour because of the Santa Ana winds. It remains only 13% contained. Mandatory evacuation orders.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 2019

The California power outages show how dire the wildfire crisis has gotten — 9 of the state"s 10 biggest fires came in the last 16 years

The Saddleridge bush fire in the Sylmar area of Los Angeles has spread to over 4,700 acres of land, prompting mandatory evacuation orders for about 100,000 people. Earlier this week, California utility company PG&E shut off power to some reside.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 11th, 2019

Dow Jones Newswires: Sustainable investor group representing $90 trillion mobilizes against Amazon fires

The world’s largest responsible investor group is mounting a campaign to end the man-made fires in the Amazon rainforest......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 11th, 2019

Dow Jones Newswires: Swedish retailer H&M temporarily bans leather sourced from Brazil

H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB has temporarily banned leather from Brazil across all its brands in response to the fires in the Amazon rainforest......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 5th, 2019

Amazon"s Fire TV OS announcements show it wants consumers to control more media by voice (AMZN)

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Banking subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. Amazon made a slew of announc.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 5th, 2019

Soybean And Cattle Farming To Blame For Amazon Rainforest Fires

The United States is in a trade war wit.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 3rd, 2019

NewsWatch: 5 highly-ranked charities helping with the Amazon rainforest fires

Plus, tips on ways to help the rainforest that don’t involve donating money......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 1st, 2019

Tesla residential rooftop solar panels catch fire, and the lawsuits start flying

On top of fires at Amazon and Walmart facilities, Tesla may have .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesAug 30th, 2019

13 photos that show how humans have changed the world"s forests

Andre Penner, File/AP Illegal logging and mining in the Amazon rain forest cause drastic levels .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 29th, 2019

Your Digital Self: About the Amazon rainforest fires — let’s separate fact from fiction

There’s a lot of misinformation, as well as the under-reporting of more fires elsewhere, including in Russia......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 29th, 2019

Dow Jones Newswires: Nestlé takes step to ensure it’s not contributing to Amazon deforestation

Nestlé S.A. is reviewing its meat and cocoa purchases from Brazil amid heightened concerns over the fires in the Amazon rainforest......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 28th, 2019

Three Ways Tech Could Save the Rainforest

In the freshest apocalyptic omen since last month, the Amazon rainforest is current on fire—tens of thousands of fires, deliberately started, and greenlit by Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil&.....»»

Category: topSource: redherringAug 28th, 2019

5 highly-ranked charities helping with the Amazon rainforest fires

Plus, tips on ways to help the rainforest that don’t involve donating money......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 27th, 2019

The Amazon Rainforest Is On Fire And Burning Out Of Control

Large areas of the Amazon rainforest .....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 22nd, 2019

Google and Amazon make up — YouTube coming to Fire TV

Longtime adversaries agree to agree, but only for TV streaming; YouTube still not available on Echo Show, nor Google products for sale on Amazon......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 18th, 2019

Photos: Seller of fire-ravaged Willow Glen home accepts highest of multiple above-asking offers

The famous burned-out house on Bird Avenue in San Jose's Willow Glen has been sold. Details are still sketchy as of Tuesday afternoon, but listing agent Holly Barr told the Silicon Valley Business Journal in an interview that a cash bid has been acc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2018

Hawaii Volcano Eruption: Devastating Photos of Kilauea"s Rivers of Fire and Lava

Dramatic photos show lava flows consuming cars and homes in residential areas on Hawaii's Big Island......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 8th, 2018

29 photos that show the US-Mexico border"s evolution over 100 years

Getty Images One of the Trump administration's latest immigration policies has come under fire, after Homeland Security figures revealed that ICE is separating families at the US-Mexico border. Between April 19 through May .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 18th, 2018