Nearly half of the rainforest is at a tipping point and has become ‘very sensitive to global change’ leading to rapid loss of its ability to adapt, say researchers.
She lives in the 180,000 hectares of virgin jungle belonging to her indigenous Waorani tribe, which she has been fighting to protect from exploitation by oil prospectors.
The project by the Emirates Marine Environmental Group and Procter and Gamble (P&G) aims to plant a million mangrove trees by this year.
The dramatic footage, which apparently was taken from a moving vehicle, was shared by a forest officer
Forest fires are an annual occurrence in Indonesia. Forest fires in 2015 spread haze across a swathe of Southeast Asia, and according to a study by Harvard and Columbia universities, hastened 100,000 deaths.
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed was seen sharing a light moment with Sheikh Khalifa at a tent in the middle of the reserve.
As the striped animal tried to attack the bus, the driver speeded up with the animal in hot pursuit.
Catastrophic fires have killed three people and razed more than 150 homes since Friday, but cooler weather overnight provided a welcome reprieve for firefighters and residents.
India’s Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar recently made a case in Parliament for creating urban forests to provide lungs to cities gasping for clean air and introducing