The latest moves could potentially open up more than half of Alaska's Tongass National Forest to logging, mining and energy projects.
There are certain steps you can take to help reduce your impact on the Amazon.
"It's enough to eat a little less," said President Jair Bolsonaro, addressing a reporter's question about environmental pollution.
Deforestation has increased to the point where more than three football fields of tree cover are being lost every minute.
In addition, 20 percent of the Amazon has disappeared in just 50 years.
The equivalent of 40 football fields of trees disappeared every minute last year.
"Deforestation has caused the orangutan population to plummet; habitats are destroyed and orangutans are left to starve and die."
Deforestation is only half the story.
"I still have her photo in my wallet."
This ingredient is in nearly half of packaged products sold in grocery stores.
We can't do anything right.
Unfortunately, the new study also found that humans have cut down half of the world's forests.
HBO series and its special Earth Day episode feature kids talking to kids about the environment.