Robert Downey Jr. wants to use...

Jun 6, 2019 by

Climate change: I am inevitable.

Robert Downey Jr.: I am Iron Man.

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Protecting the Peruvian Amazon

May 31, 2019 by

Nearly 41 million acres in the Peruvian Amazon will be protected through a new initiative

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The Simple, Yet Elusive, Key T...

May 9, 2019 by

Preserving and restoring forests is an effective step toward mitigating climate change, and comes with a host of other benefits.

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Indigenous peoples go to court...

Apr 10, 2019 by

Historic lawsuit launched by the Waorani people of Ecuador to save their homes—and our planet – from destruction.

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Amazon employees rarely speak ...

Apr 10, 2019 by

“People want to work for a company that’s doing the right thing around climate change.”

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Workers Are Fighting Retail Ro...

Dec 6, 2018 by

A small group of Walmart workers recently publicly confronted Alice Walton, the Walmart heiress who is probably the world’s richest woman. Earlier this year, Walmart increased the starting wage for store associates to $11 an hour, but competitors Amazon and Target agreed to $15…

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Plutocracy Now!

Sep 14, 2018 by

The United States today qualifies as a plutocracy…

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Chris Hedges On The Silencing ...

Sep 25, 2017 by

[Translate]   by Tyler Durden ZEROHEDGE.COM     Authored by Chris Hedges via TruthDig.com, [4] The ruling elites, who grasp that the...

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Brazilian court blocks aboliti...

Sep 15, 2017 by

[Translate] Judge says president Michel Temer went beyond his authority in issuing decree to dissolve Renca, after fury from...

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BUY YOUR FOOD FROM THE CIA: AM...

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[Translate]   by Jon Rappoport   When Amazon boss and billionaire Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post in 2013, he also had an...

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BILL COULD PUT THE AMAZON AT R...

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[Translate]   By Jan Rocha / Climate News Network   VIA TRUTHDIG     Gold and iron ore are two of the many minerals found in the...

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BATTLE FOR THE AMAZON: TAPAJOS...

Jan 22, 2017 by

[Translate] “The Tapajós River, Brazil. More than forty dams would turn this free flowing river and its tributaries into a vast...

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OIL SPILL HITS PERU’S AM...

Oct 16, 2016 by

[Translate] News > Latin America Demonstrators organized by groups from Loreto protest against oil exploitation in Peru’s...

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BRAZILIANS USE OLYMPICS TO DEL...

Aug 11, 2016 by

[Translate] THE DIRT  Jared Green 2016 Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony / NBC The estimated 3.3 billion people who watched the opening...

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Elizabeth Warren’s Kick-...

Jul 3, 2016 by

[Translate] Heading into the Democratic Convention, the senator from Massachusetts offers the best analysis of our failed...

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GOLD MINING HAS DEVASTATED THE...

May 31, 2016 by

[Translate] by Alejandro Davila Fragoso THINK PROGRESS CREDIT: Aerial view taken from a police helicopter shows a jungle devastated...

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GOOGLE’S NEW MEDIA APOCA...

May 1, 2016 by

[Translate] SALON.COM The tech titan plans to roll out a new service encouraging publishers to put their content directly on Google...

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The Amazon tribe protecting th...

Sep 11, 2015 by

[Translate]   Ka’apor Indians set fire to illegally cut logs found near the indigenous territory. Photograph: Lunae...

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Our massive new monopolies: Am...

Jun 9, 2015 by

[Translate] Sergey Brin, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos (Credit: Reuters/Carlo Allegri/Beck Diefenbach/AP/Matt...

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WHAT THE PEOPLE OF THE AMAZON ...

Jun 8, 2015 by

[Translate] Mark Plotkin is an ethnobotanist, studying the traditional uses for plants in Central and South America forests. He works...

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Absolutely Terrifying: ‘...

Mar 23, 2015 by

[Translate] Environment A new study uncovers the ruinous consequences, order to plant and animal species, of our increasingly...

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Loss of Rainforests Is Double ...

Dec 21, 2014 by

[Translate] By Tim Radford, story Climate News Network  via TRUTHDIG     A convoy of trucks carrying logs from tropical forests in...

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The Laundering Machine: How U....

Dec 10, 2014 by

[Translate] Guests Julia Urrunaga, shop is a native of Peru, here and she lives here in Lima, medical where she is the Peru programs...

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Amazon’s frightening CIA partn...

Dec 7, 2014 by

[Translate] Hundreds of millions flow to Amazon from the national security state. It’s a kind of partnership we shouldn’t...

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Silicon Valley will destroy yo...

Oct 27, 2014 by

[Translate] The “sharing economy” makes Silicon Valley rich and takes from the rest of us. We ignore this at our imminent...

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Paul Krugman Divulges Exactly ...

Oct 20, 2014 by

[Translate]   Economy   AlterNet / By Janet Allon Case in point: Delivery times for Paul Ryan’s book and book criticizing Koch...

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Illegal Deforestation Is Growi...

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[Translate]     A vast palm oil plantation sweeps across the foothills in West Java, Indonesia. Photo by Achmad Rabin Taim via...

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Amazon’s loathsome tax scheme:...

Jul 12, 2014 by

[Translate] T If Amazon had to pay its fair share of taxes, its bottom line would be squeezed. Finally, a level playing field...

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How Corporate America Shut the...

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[Translate] Connecting the Dots July 7, 2014 by Lina Khan This first appeared at Washington Monthly. Late last year a massive data...

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Free markets killed capitalism...

Jun 29, 2014 by

[Translate] Monopoly is back: Barry Lynn on the concentration of American economic power — and how we can restore fairness...

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