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Founder @Sumaumajornal , Global environment writer @Guardian. Universal pessimist. Cosmic optimist. Amateur llamologist. Mastadon: [email protected]

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Looking back, I think I was naive in thinking a biodiversity deal was enough. Nagoya targets failed because they lacked teeth and adequate finance. I hope the next set of goals come with sharp fangs and deep pockets.

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‘We are at war with nature’: UN environment chief warns of biodiversity apocalypse theguardian.com/environment/20… Patrick Greenfield interviews UN environment chief Inger Andersen

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Six months since Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira were murdered. Rainforest Journalism Fund honours Dom’s work with a special call for others to report as he did on the search for Amazon solutions. Apply here. 👇

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Fugitive for 17 years: The astonishing story of the man who reported the murder of Dorothy Stang

Land activist Geraldo Magela de Almeida Filho was accused of a crime he did not commit. In a SUMAÚMA exclusive, he tells of a life in hiding.

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Fugitive for 17 years: The astonishing story of the man who reported the murder of Dorothy Stang Land activist Geraldo Magela de Almeida Filho was accused of a crime he did not commit. In a @sumaumajornal exclusive, he tells of a life in hiding. sumauma.com/en/
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The Guardian view on biodiversity collapse: the crisis humanity can no longer ignore | Editorial theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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'Subjecting indigenous people to statistical invisibility for a decade.'
Bolsonaro govt set to erase 1000s from 2022 Census (and thus future policy) by failing to provide forest survey resources.
Exclusive by Talita Bedinelli of SUMAÚMA

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'Subjecting indigenous people to statistical invisibility for a decade.' Bolsonaro govt set to erase 1000s from 2022 Census (and thus future policy) by failing to provide forest survey resources. Exclusive by @talitabedinelli of @sumaumajornal sumauma.com/en/governo-bol…
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Biodiversity superpowers - Brazil, Congo and Indonesia - have forged a forest alliance, but the pact's origins and content are a long way from the hype. In a special report for SUMAÚMA the COP specialist Daniela Chiaretti digs into the details.
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Horrifying image. Thanks for sharing. Canada gets off too lightly. This is at least as bad as fossil fuel extraction. Probably worse.

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“Trudeau presents himself as green but in lobbying to weaken the EU’s forest protection rules, he is aligning himself with the likes of Bolsonaro.” Questions over Canada’s green credentials ahead of biodiversity COP in Montreal. theguardian.com/environment/20… Story by me.

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A Cerrado soy moratorium would be huge. Brazil's great savanna is a woefully underreported but extremely important ecosystem.

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Maskless world at World Cup adding to frustrations over Covid restrictions that have bubbled up in China. Like all flare-ups, there will also be deeper reasons.

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Fighting with dignity and calm for the soul of Brazil.

The 80-year-old musical genius that is Gilberto Gil promises to attend the Seleção’s next game despite recent verbal assault on him in Qatar by Bolsonarists.

‘We are supporting a Brazil without hate’

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Anti-lockdown protests spread in China as anger rises over zero-Covid strategy theguardian.com/world/2022/nov…

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