Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon drops for the 2nd month

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon dropped for the second consecutive month in August compared to the same period in 2020. That’s according to preliminary data released Friday by the Brazilian National Institute for Space Research. Forest destruction in August reached 918 square kilometers (354 square miles), the lowest indicator for… Continue reading Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon drops for the 2nd month

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro Limits Social Media Content Removal By Tech Giants

<!– –> Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s decree changes rules of content moderation on social media. Brasilia: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro issued a decree Monday that changes the rules of content moderation on social media, a move that critics argue could hinder the fight against disinformation. The decree goes into effect immediately but must be ratified… Continue reading Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro Limits Social Media Content Removal By Tech Giants

You Can Now Buy NFTs That Help Rebuild Brazil’s Rainforest

NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, are digital collectibles that often come at a high cost — both to the investor and to the planet. As the popularity of NFTs has grown, so has the conversation about lessening the environmental impact of these types of blockchain assets. New blocks of information are added — or “mined” —… Continue reading You Can Now Buy NFTs That Help Rebuild Brazil’s Rainforest