There are certain steps you can take to help reduce your impact on the Amazon.
Outspoken president's remarks came as smoke from the fires plunges São Paulo into darkness at 3 p.m.
"Every fire [in the Amazon region] is somehow started by the human being," Ricardo Mello said. "So this increase [in fires] is directly caused by the action of man."
The latest results could have significant implications for our understanding of how the planet will adapt to climate change.
"The commercialization of shale gas and oil in the 21st century has dramatically increased global methane emissions", said the scientist behind the study.
Seagrass and algae, some of their favourite foods, look like plastic.
A 2016 study confirmed environmentalism is widely perceived as feminine behavior.
Environmental groups say the decision was purely political and could result in the contamination of water supplies.
Lake Baikal—located in a mountainous region of southern Siberia, north of the Mongolian border—was formed between 30 and 25 million years ago and has a maximum depth of 5,387 feet.
Deforestation has increased to the point where more than three football fields of tree cover are being lost every minute.
Svetlana Radionova, chief of Russia's environmental watchdog, sounded the alarm over a dilapidated chemical factory in Siberia.
"This may be something people may want to consider in the decisions they are making," Lisa McKenzie, senior author of the study, said.
Attenborough said he was encouraged by the action of young people around the world who are publicly fighting for climate justice.
"Donald Trump is resorting to greenhouse gaslighting the public to try and cover-up the fact that he is the worst president in history for the environment, climate and public health," said Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune.
The move by Republicans to side with Democrats for the increased environmental protections clashed with the Trump administration's stance, which has been to roll back environmental regulations put into place under the Obama administration.
Entrepreneur Sukhmeet Singh is buying the straw Indian farmers used to burn and is turning it into fuel and other products— dramatically reducing pollution in the process.
Scientists estimate that the dead zone could grow to around 7,829 square miles—or about the same size as the state of Massachusetts.
U.S. Department of Energy pushes forward with plans to reclassify some of its nuclear waste from Cold War weapons research.
"Take a look at the gigantic new potty that Jared and Ivanka's landlord is renting from the federal government," former ethics chief Richard Painter tweeted.
The research team also found that only 21 of the 91 long rivers that were once connected to the ocean still retain a direct connection from source to sea.
Some of the trees are thought to be at least 200 years old.
In the new book "Downriver," Heather Hansman paddles the length of the Green River—the biggest tributary of the Colorado River - in an attempt to understand the fight overwater, and what's going to happen to those battles in a hotter, drier, more crowded future.
The U.S. said that "floods once again show the level of Iranian regime mismanagement in urban planning and in emergency preparedness" weeks after flooding ravaged the Midwest.
President Donald Trump signed the country's largest wilderness preservation legislation in a decade—but cut Environmental Protection Agency funding by 31 percent.
The president celebrated his second year in office by speaking out against climate change, tweeting about the cold weather on the East Coast before adding that it "wouldn't be bad to have a little of that good old fashioned Global Warming right now!"