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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The size of the mud spill from the Samarco dam brake in Mariana has tripled in size along the coastline of Espirito Santo state since Sunday, said environmental groups monitoring...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s federal government, along with the state governments of Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo, announced they will sue mining company Samarco and its controllers, Brazil’s Vale and Anglo-Australian BHP Billinton...
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Images from the U.S.' Space Agency NASA have identified an 800km stretch of algae lurking off the coast of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. The algae stretches as far...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Although the government's Sena Limpa programs continue to combat pollution in Rio's Atlantic and Guanabara Bay waters, with a second phase recently announced in October, many of the waters...
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