Experts are looking to artificial intelligence and citizen scientists to track and combat destruction of the rainforest.
In West Africa, rainfall has dropped, temperatures have risen and wildlife has dwindled in one of the most biodiverse forest habitats in the world. But there is a reason for hope.
This was supposed to be the big year for transforming the palm oil industry and ending its environmental toll.
Indigenous tribes are appealing to the U.N. to help stop deforestation and raids on tribal lands, which have both increased under President Jair Bolsonaro.
Hundreds of global corporations have promised to help limit deforestation. None of them is meeting that goal.
As the Amazon burns, other forests around the globe face similar threats.
The military will "act strongly" to control the wildfires, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro promised.
The threat to what some call “the lungs of the planet” has ignited a bitter dispute about who is to blame.
The blazes are roasting South America's biggest country just as far-right President Jair Bolsonaro is rolling back environmental and indigenous protections.
The rainforest is burning amid increasing deforestation by farmers and ranchers.