Major Shoe and Sportswear Companies Refuse to Buy Leather from Brazil After Cattle Farmers Set the Amazon on Fire
In an effort to protect the rainforest, Timberland, Vans, Dickies, The North Face and Jansport will no longer buy leather from Brazil
Indigenous Amazon Reservation Invaded by 20,000 Miners, Bolsonaro Does Nothing
Bolsonaro stands by and watches as 20,000 gold miners rush onto Brazil’s largest indigenous reserve, clear-cutting, polluting rivers and spreading malaria
Deforestation in Brazil is Up 88% Under New President Bolsonaro
Deforestation of Brazil’s portion of the Amazon rainforest is now happening at nearly double the rate it was last year, as Bolsonaro delivers on campaign promises.
There’s a Humpback Whale in the Amazon Rainforest and No One Knows How it Got There
Scientists are baffled by a 10-ton whale just found in the thick of the Amazon jungle. New study suggests Naval sonar could be to blame.
Brazil’s New President Hands Amazon Over to Agribusiness His First Day in Office
Bolsonaro signs order opening rainforest to agriculture and mining, telling tribal people to integrate or “disappear”
Brazil’s New President Openly Threatens Genocide of Indigenous Amazonians
Along with his pledge to sell off their rainforest home to agribusiness and mining, Bolsonaro has said openly “minorities will have to adapt … or simply disappear”
The Amazon is a Man-Made Food Forest, Researchers Discover
Most of the edible plants in the rainforest were planted by humans over 4500 years ago, new study finds. Modern farmers should look to these ancient forest gardeners for the key to sustainable food production.
Amazon Ramps Up Sweatshop Conditions in Warehouses with Tracking Bracelets, While Whole Foods Workers Revolt Under the Behemoth’s New Reign
Conditions in Amazon’s warehouses have been called “worse than Walmart” and are about to get even worse with wristbands that track workers’ every move and nudge their hands in the right direction when they make a mistake.
10 Tiny Homes Amazon Will Ship to Your Front Door for Under $20,000
In case you missed the news last month, Amazon will now deliver a fully-furnished, ready-to-move-in shipping container tiny home to your “front door” — or empty lot — for $36,000 + $4,000 in shipping fees: Apparently, there are ten other tiny homes for under $20,000 available on Amazon now with free shipping! There’s only one […]
Amazon Now Delivers Tiny Homes
Buying a tiny home just got easier. Amazon will now deliver one to your front door — or just about anywhere else in the world — fully furnished for $40,000. Made from brand new shipping containers, they have everything you’d expect in a comfortable modern home — a kitchenette, bathroom, living room, bedroom, laminate floors, […]