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Monday, May 03, 2021

A new report on Thursday found that over the last decade the Brazilian Amazon released approximately 20 percent more carbon dioxide than it absorbed.

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"Dur that means we should cut down the rest of it right?"

#1 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2021-05-04 12:14 AM | Reply

"Happy extinction"

#2 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2021-05-04 02:58 AM | Reply

Sitzkrieg, your job is to come up with a way where letting people pay to chop down the trees somehow preserves the forest.

Like it does with big game hunting.

#3 | Posted by snoofy at 2021-05-04 03:09 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

Bolsonaro and his cronies are determined to cut down as much as possible.

They've already slashed funding for agencies that catch and arrest people for illegal logging and burning for farmland in the Amazon. And talks are underway to open up millions of acres in the Amazon to logging and corporate farming interests, figuring COVID is a distraction that makes it a good time to do it.

#4 | Posted by AMERICANUNITY at 2021-05-04 05:33 AM | Reply

Sitzkrieg, your job is to come up with a way where letting people pay to chop down the trees somehow preserves the forest.

Like it does with big game hunting.

#3 | POSTED BY SNOOFY AT 2021-05-04 03:09 AM | REPLY

Sorry, hipsters only want to dress like lumberjacks, they don't want to be one.

#5 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2021-05-04 07:16 AM | Reply

Speaking of capitalist trends, "Trophy Trees" are a thing now.

#6 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2021-05-04 07:30 AM | Reply

The "Amazon" didn't release that carbon. People cutting down and burning the Amazon did.

#7 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2021-05-04 12:03 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

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