Tag: Amazon rainforest

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro has again threatened to use the Armed Forces against restrictive movement policies implemented in the states, this time in a speech over lunch at a barracks in São Gabriel da Cachoeira...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the shadow of the covid-19 crisis, the Amazon is silently suffering one of its worst moments in the face of its particular pandemic: deforestation, which in 2020 alone devastated 2.3 million hectares of...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, will participate this Thursday in the climate change summit convened by his US counterpart, Joe Biden, an appointment where he will try to get rid of the image...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Deforestation in the Amazon, the world’s largest rainforest, rose by 17% last year, with wildfires, beef production and logging causing forested areas roughly the size of El Salvador to disappear, according to new data...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil is the country with the largest number of terrestrial vertebrate animal species still unknown to science, according to a projection made by scientists from the Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB) and Yale University,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Operation Verde Brasil 2 continues to show significant results in the fight against deforestation in the Amazon. In February, the warnings in the region dropped 34% compared to the same month last year. In...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Investments by Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, have plummeted by several billion dollars in Brazil in the first half of the year, which coincided with market turbulence and growing pressure from foreign...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Reuters) Irisnaide Silva is female, Brazilian and indigenous. And for once, in her view, she is being heard. For decades her family picked and panned the borderland near Venezuela, scouring the hills for diamonds and...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - There is no chance at the moment that France will ratify a free-trade deal between the European Union and the Mercosur group of South American countries, an official at the presidential palace said on...



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