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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (REUTERS) Brazil under President Jair Bolsonaro has obstructed the system for environmental fines, one of the main instruments for punishing those who illegally cut down the Amazon rainforest, according to government documents and insiders. Under...
By Alexander Busch RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles supposedly thought he was very clever when he announced that he intends to demand "US$1 billion" at the Earth Day summit on April 22. In exchange,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Buildings housing Brazil’s environmental agencies Ibama and ICMBio in the middle of the Amazon forest were set ablaze on Friday by miners retaliating against the confiscation of barges used for...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Firefighters and officials announced on Monday, October 20th, the suppression of the last of the forest fires that had raged in Parque Nacional da Serra dos Órgãos (Órgãos Mountains...
By Bruno De Nicola, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The Rio de Janeiro Union of Architects (IAB-RJ) has launched an important call for the revitalization project of the once famous Hotel Paineiras. The complex will be transformed into...

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