deforestation

‘Appetite for Destruction’: How Feeding Livestock Strains the Planet

October 22, 2017

We are eating more meat than at any other time in history, and the largest environmental impact actually comes from what the animals are being fed, says Duncan Williamson, food policy manager for the World Wildlife Fund UK

Climate Change and Fire Suppression Fuel Deadliest Blazes in California History

October 14, 2017

Professor Matthew Hurteau says 100 years of fire suppression and human-caused climate change are fueling California’s historic wildfires

So Goes Nature So Goes Us

May 22, 2017

Leading conservationist, Jamie Rappaport Clark speaks about the dangerous levels of species extinction and deforestation

Days of Revolt

May 4, 2016
In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges interviews the directors of the film “Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret” to discuss the impact of the animal agriculture industry on accelerating climate change and environmental degradation, and the surprising silence on the part of environmental groups.

Zika Linked to Deforestation and Climate Change

February 12, 2016

Evolutionary biologist Robert G. Wallace says we are seeing the reemergence of mosquito-borne viruses such as dengue, yellow fever and malaria

Columbus Day: Indigenous People of the Americas

October 13, 2013
Indigenous organizations protest in Brasilia, against the proposed Constitutional Reform PEC 215 to put the fate of Amazonian Forests in the hands of Congress; this motion was promoted by “Bancada Ruralista”, the Agribusiness’ lobby many years ago and it is being discussed now.

Past is present in Latin America

October 13, 2013
Indigenous organizations protest in Brasilia, against the proposed Constitutional Reform PEC 215 to put the fate of Amazonian Forests in the hands of Congress; this motion was promoted by “Bancada Ruralista”, the Agribusiness’ lobby many years ago and it is being discussed now.

Workers/People's Rights

September 15, 2013
“It is better to die from bullets than from hunger” In the Philippines, activists put their lives on the line to fight the military and corporations