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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

Did U.S. companies help fuel fires in the Amazon rainforest?

"I think we're shielded from what our money is doing abroad," said Christian Poirier, the Brazil program director for Amazon Watch......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 27th, 2020

Australia"s fires are 46% bigger than last year"s Brazilian Amazon blazes. There are at least 2 months of fire season to go.

Since September, bushfires have razed an estimated 25 millio.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 8th, 2020

Australia"s fires have burned more than twice as much land as the summer"s Amazon blazes. They"re part of an ominous carbon-dioxide feedback loop.

Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Since September, bushfires have razed 14.6 million acres in Australia — more than twice the area that burned in the Amazon rainforest in 2019. Hundreds of thousands of people h.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 2nd, 2020

Leonardo DiCaprio denies financing the Amazon fires following viral accusation cited by Brazilian president

Stephanie Keith/Getty Images, Jens Kalaene/picture alliance via Getty Images Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro claimed, without evidence, that actor Leonardo DiCaprio is financing the fires that are ravaging the Amazon rainforest.  B.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 30th, 2019

Photos show Hong Kong college campus erupting in epic battle

Gasoline bombs and fires lit up parts of the campus Tuesday night, as police battled back with tear gas and rubber bullets......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 13th, 2019

Before-and-after photos reveal how landmarks have been ravaged by fires, floods, and melting ice over the last decade

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Many famous landmarks and iconic natural wonders have been flooded, scorched, or eroded by extreme weather in the last decade. In the US, the Statue of Liberty an.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 10th, 2019

5 Ways to Show Your Employees You"re Serious About Fighting Climate Change (Like Google and Amazon)

Since the global climate strike, tech companies are now faced with addressing the issue to attract and retain top talent......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 10th, 2019

Amazon is celebrating Alexa"s 5th birthday with a bunch of device deals — here are the best discounts on the Echo, Fire TV, Echo Show, and more

  It's Alexa's birthday today, and Amazon has announced a range of deals on Echo devices to celebrate. There are al.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 6th, 2019

Amazon"s Echo Show 5 is on sale for $60 right now — it"s one of the lowest prices we"ve seen for the smart display

  Amazon The Amazon Echo Show 5 is a smart speaker with a screen that allows Alexa to show you information and content visually. The device can display videos, the time, photos, and more, thanks to its 5-inch touchscreen. You can also use.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 5th, 2019

Photos show Paradise, California, one year after the worst US wildfire in a century killed 85 people and destroyed a community

Getty In November 2018, the Camp fire tore through Butte County, California, razing the town of Paradise and killing 85 people. One year on, authorities and former residents still struggle with the carnage left by the fire as they rebuild the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 31st, 2019

The secret big money battle to control the Amazon

The media hype may have died down, but much of the Amazon is still disappearing at an alarming rate. We look at the powerful actors fighting over the world’s largest rainforest, from corporate giants to government figures and indigenous communities......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 28th, 2019

The secret big money battle to control the Amazon

The media hype may have died down, but much of the Amazon is still disappearing at an alarming rate. We look at the powerful actors fighting over the world’s largest rainforest, from corporate giants to government figures and indigenous communities......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 28th, 2019

Photos show the raging destruction of California"s wildfires

Noah Berger / AP The Kincade Fire has burned 66,000 acres in Sonoma County, California, since it ignited on Wednesday. A force of a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 28th, 2019

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