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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian Amazon lost 1,180 square kilometers of forest in May, the largest devastated area for that period since 2016, when the historical series began to be measured, according to deforestation alerts released this...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (REUTERS)  Dry weather this year raises the risk of severe fires in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest and Pantanal wetlands, scientists say, warning that a drought could fuel destruction of biomes critical to curbing climate change. Last...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Two days ago, Brian Schatz, democratic U.S. senator for Hawaii, revealed plans to introduce legislation that would put in place import requirements for agricultural commodities associated with illegal deforestation. The bill would oblige companies bringing...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Indigenous peoples from Brazil and Colombia sued retailer Casino in a French court on Wednesday, March 3rd, over the selling of beef linked to land grabbing and deforestation in the Amazon, campaigners involved 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 - (AFP) Deforestation in the Amazon destroyed an area bigger than Spain from 2000 to 2018, wiping out eight percent of the world's biggest rainforest, according to a study released Tuesday, December 7th. The Amazon plays...

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