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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A study by Our World in Data showed that the country is behind only the Philippines, India, Malaysia, China, and Indonesia. People in wealthy countries produce much more plastic waste than in poor countries. However,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On April 22nd and 23rd, Brazil will take part in a virtual meeting to discuss global warming. Guided by environment minister Ricardo Salles, Bolsonaro sent a seven-page letter to U.S. President Joe Biden advising...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - White House press secretary Jen Psaki said on Thursday, January 28th, that Brazil will be a "key player" in the United States' efforts to fight climate change. "This is a big priority for President Biden...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Since arriving in 1980 with an Honors Degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Kansas, American ecologist Douglas Trent has been fascinated by Brazil, the most bio-diverse nation on...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – O Cluster is celebrating its sixth anniversary as one of Rio’s premier events for the creative industries with a special tech festival edition, which will be exploring technology’s impact on...
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 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 Juliana Tafur, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – The Norwegian Brazilian Chamber of Commerce held a presentation last Wednesday on the US$110 million that Brazil will receive for the Amazon Fund. The funds are part of a Norwegian donation...



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