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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Government agencies are helping encourage sustainability in rural organic agriculture production with some recent success in Rio state. The Rio Rural program, of the Secretariat of Agriculture, has committed to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Sustainability is not top-of-mind when one thinks of São Paulo, Latin America’s largest city and one of the world’s most populous metropolis. This weekend a group will try to make...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - At the moment, people all across Brazil are protesting for better and affordable public transportation, decent education and less government corruption. According to the Federation of Industries of the State of São...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After weeks of celebrations and the samba school finale in Sambódromo, the big post-Carnival clean-up is underway in Rio. City officials say some 770 tons of garbage have been...
By Andrew Willis, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The global ethanol market received a shakeup this week, with the largest sugar and ethanol trader in Brazil, Copersucar, set to take control over U.S. biofuel marketer and logistics company...
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The ethanol industry used to fuel a large percent of vehicles on the roads of Brazil is in a state of crisis following moves by the government to reduce gasoline...
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