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Preservation or development? Brazil’s Amazon at a crossroads

TRAIRAO, Brazil (AP) - Night falls in Brazil’s Amazon and two logging trucks without license plates emerge from the jungle. They rumble over dirt...

Minister: Brazil can’t stop deforestation without help

MADRID (AP) - Brazil can’t stop deforestation in the Amazon without the help of rich countries, the country’s environment minister said at the United...

Brazil’s president criticizes DiCaprio over Amazon fires

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Without offering proof, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday said actor Leonardo DiCaprio had funded nonprofit groups that he...

Brazil’s president criticizes DiCaprio over Amazon fires

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Without offering proof, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday said actor Leonardo DiCaprio had funded nonprofit groups that he...

EasyJet says it will operate net-zero carbon flights

LONDON (AP) - European budget airline easyJet says it will become the first major carrier to operate net-zero carbon flights, offsetting carbon emissions from...

Dutch construction workers protest environmental rules

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Thousands of Dutch construction workers converged on The Hague on Wednesday to protest restrictions they say are crippling their...

Fire-ravaged forests get help from pine cone collectors

ALONG THE BURNT MESA TRAIL, N.M. (AP) - With snow ready to fall, the scramble was on to collect as many ponderosa pine cones...

Pope urges bold action to protect the Amazon amid fires

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis urged bishops on Sunday to boldly shake up the status quo as they chart ways to better care...

Pope denounces exploitation of Madagascar’s unique resources

ANTANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) - Pope Francis denounced the illegal logging and exploitation of Madagascar's unique natural resources on Saturday as he opened a visit...

Pope denounces exploitation of Madagascar’s unique resources

ANTANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) - Pope Francis denounced the illegal logging and exploitation of Madagascar's unique natural resources on Saturday as he opened a visit...