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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 - The first meeting between the Brazilian and the United States governments to discuss the environment was marked by a clear message from president Jair Bolsonaro: Brazil will commit to deforestation and fire reduction targets...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - France’s largest bank BNP Paribas pledged on Monday, February 15th, that, starting in 2025, it would stop financing firms producing or buying either beef or soybeans cultivated on land in the Amazon cleared or...
By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Legal Land Program headed by the Ministry of Agrarian Development (MDA) has allocated 3.28 million acres of federal land in Acre, Amazonas, Pará and Rondônia for land reform and...
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Secretary of State for the Environment (SEA), the State Environmental Institute and the Chico Mendes Institute signed the Termo de Ajustamento de Conduta (TAC) last Tuesday, July 24th,...
By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The government has announced plans to legislate against the growing of sugarcane for ethanol production in certain environmentally vulnerable areas across the country. The proposed bill, which will probably not land in...

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