Amazon takes down seatbelt alarm blockers in India as road safety risk scrutinised
Road safety issues have been in the spotlight in India after business tycoon Cyrus Mistry died in a car crash.
India asks Amazon to remove seatbelt alarm blockers in road safety push
Though the sale of the metal clips is not illegal, such devices and broader road safety issues have come under closer scrutiny after Indian tycoon Cyrus Mistry died in a car crash.
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon through July hits fresh record
Government satellite data shows 5,474 sq km were cleared in the region from January to July, up 7.3% from the same period of last year, equal to an area seven times the size of New York City.
Brazil police arrest 5 more in murders of journalist, Amazon expert
Three of the newly arrested men were involved in concealing the bodies of Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira, the police say.
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon hits record for first half of 2022
The Amazon, the world's largest rainforest, contains vast amounts of carbon, which is released as trees are destroyed, warming the atmosphere and driving climate change.
Brazil sets new 6-month Amazon deforestation record
The world's largest tropical rainforest lost 3,750 sq km of jungle since the beginning of the year, the worst numbers for that period since record-keeping began in 2016.
Family bids farewell to British journalist murdered in the Amazon
Police have have said earlier this month that their investigation suggested that more individuals were involved beyond Costa but that they were likely to have acted alone, with no bosses behind the crime.
Brazil deforestation shatters April record
More than 1,000 sq km of the world's biggest rainforest was destroyed, nearly double the previous high.
Amazon reports rare quarterly loss, sees ‘challenges’ ahead
Sales at the online retail colossus were in line with analyst expectations, but chief executive Andy Jassy warned of testing times in the months ahead.
Drying Amazon rainforest closer to ‘tipping point’, scientists warn
Curbing rising Amazon deforestation is vital to preventing runaway climate change impacts because of the vast amount of planet-heating carbon dioxide absorbed by the forest's trees.
Amazon cloud outage hits major websites, streaming apps
Amazon says the outage was related to network devices and linked to application programming interface, or API, which is a set of protocols for building and integrating application software.
Amazon deforestation surges to 15-year high, undercutting Brazil govt’s pledge
Brazil's space research agency recorded 13,235 sq km of deforestation, an area nearly 17 times the size of New York City.