Environment

    Loggers cutting Amazon's giant trees

    The Revocation of Brazil’s Pro-Deforestation Decree Has No Teeth

    On August 23, 2017, Brazil’s president Michel Temer issued a decree revoking the RENCA ...

    Tree trunks loaded on a truck in the Brazilian Amazon

    Zero Deforestation Is the Only Answer in this Side of the Amazon

    Perched at the easternmost edge of the Amazon rainforest is Maranhão, one of Brazil’s ...

    Brazilian Indians from the Xingu Park, in the Amazon, celebrating the Kuarup festival

    Want Sustainable Development for the Amazon? Let the Indians Take Care of It

    The Brazilian government has earmarked a vast tract of Amazonian land for mining. The ...

    Candiota coal power plant in Santa Catarina - CGTEE Archive

    China Cleans Air at Home While Exporting Pollution to Brazil and Elsewhere

    While China moves forward with its national policy to reduce coal consumption and increase ...

    Burnt out area of the Jamanxim National Forest in the Amazon state of Pará - Photo: Antonio Scorza

    Under Pressure to Curb Deforestation, Brazil Sends Mixed Message to the World

    Last week saw a busy, but contradictory, stream of actions likely to impact Amazonian ...

    Cattle raising in the Amazon is responsible for 65% of the forest destruction

    Eating Less Beef Seems to Be the Only Way to End Amazonian Deforestation

    Beef production has become a major driver of tropical deforestation, responsible for as much ...