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By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This month, the ‘UK-Brazil Year of Science and Innovation’ are concluding their year of collaboration with an extensive schedule of activities including the visit to Brazil of meteorology and climate...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The announcement of the nomination of Ricardo Salles over the weekend as the new Environment Minister in the Bolsonaro Administration has led to a surge of criticism by environmentalists...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Less than fifteen days after announcing that it wanted to host the United Nation’s 25th Climate Conference, to be held in 2019, Brazil’s Foreign Service Ministry (better known as...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A recent state government project, named ‘Olho no Verde’ (Eye on Green) has been using technology, including satellite imaging and now drones, in its fight against environmental damage. The program...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Saturday, August 27th in Manaus, the capital of the state of Amazonas in Brazil, Rock in Rio officially launched its new environmental project, Amazônia Live. According to organizers,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With leaders from around the world gather in Paris for the United Nation’s Climate Conference, COP 21, Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff put forth the country’s ambitious goals to alleviate climate...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – During an official visit to Brazil to discuss preparations for the United Nation’s Climate Conference (COP 21) to be held next week in Paris, French Foreign Affairs Minister, Laurent Fabius...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, announced plans to reduce by up to 43 percent gases which cause the greenhouse effect (GHG) and reduce to zero illegal deforestation of the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – On Sunday, September 27th, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will announce the country’s Objectives of Sustainable Development Report during the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal Summit, in New York. The report will...

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