Economy

The Worst Ever: Brazil’s GDP Drops 7.2% in the 2015-2016 Period

Brazil’s economic woes continue as the country’s worst-ever recession unexpectedly deepened at the end ...

By Planting Eucalyptus, Espírito Santo State in Brazil Is Creating an Immense Green Desert

The spread of desertification and increasing scarcity of water amid eucalyptus monocultures in the ...

End of a Myth: Hydropower Doesn’t Mean Green Energy

From the Amazon Basin to boreal forests, and from the Mekong to the Himalayan ...

Roads, Railways, Waterways, Dams: an Elaborate Plan to Kill the Amazon

The Amazon’s rivers once were sufficient for commerce, now international commodities traders want to ...

A Brazilian Virus Called Odebrecht

Over the last 73 years, Odebrecht has become the leading construction company in Latin ...