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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "The country needs more environmental education," says Panama's Environment Minister Milciades Concepción. He describes this issue as the biggest challenge facing the Central American country, which has a surface area of just over 75,500...
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...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Federal Police located over 43,000 logs along the Mamuru and Arapiuns Rivers between the states of Pará and Amazonas. This seizure was the largest in Brazil's history, according to the Federal Police. The...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – According to a report released on Monday by non-governmental organization Global Witness, Brazil ranks as the most dangerous country in the world for environmental and land activists. The NGO states...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – On Tuesday the United Nations hosted in New York what is being called one of the largest summits on climate change, with leaders from around the world expected to agree...

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