Amazon has selected Northern Virginia as a candidate for its second North American headquarters. Virginia submitted three comprehensive regional proposals for the $5 billion project for Greater Richmond, Hampton Roads, and Northern Virginia.
Amazon will establish an e-commerce warehouse and distribution operation in Frederick County.
A new partnership with Amazon will make Virginia a national resource for cybersecurity education.
Advocates of hydroelectric dams on the Amazon, Congo, and Mekong rivers often overestimate economic benefits and underestimate effects on biodiversity.
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The Amazon Basin’s vast tropical rainforests, rivers, and soils are rich ecosystems vital to the basic functioning of the planet. They churn moisture into the atmosphere, sequester global carbon, regulate climate patterns, and house much of the world’s biodiversity.
Most if not all deforestation is ultimately driven by our consumption, so avoiding products and companies responsible for deforestation is the logical first step.