Tag: Jungle

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – While ‘winter’ in Rio can see locals throwing on boots and overcoats as soon as temperatures dip below twenty degrees, for the rest of us it can mean a welcome...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Rumors of a massacre of indigenous in an isolated tribe in the heart of the Amazon forest has led the Brazilian government to launch an investigation into the actions of...
By Fiona Hurrell, Senor Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Anyone who has moved to Rio will have found that the choice between a furnished or unfurnished apartment both have their pros and cons. For many however, the...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - Norway is to give Brazil’s Amazon Fund US$180 million in recognition of its success in bringing deforestation to record-low levels for the third consecutive year, according to Norway’s Environment Minister. The...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter PARANÁ, BRAZIL – Stretching down Brazil's eastern seaboard, the Serra do Mar is a picturesque mountain range which makes up part of the Mata Atlântica - a mix of lush, tropical forest, savanna, and drier woodland. The...
By Ben Tavener, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The amount of deforestation in the protected zones of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest increased by over 127 percent between 2000 and 2010, despite the creation of protected areas and the official...
By Alison McGowan, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Amazon is one of the most extraordinary regions of Brazil. It covers over seven million sq kms of land, an area almost the size of Europe, and is...



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