Environment

    Xingu river, in the Brazilian Amazon - Photo: Paulino Menezes

    Brazil Wishes to Double Number of Foreign Tourists It Gets. But This Will Be a Tough Sell

    Brazil, South America’s largest nation, has many natural and cultural treasures that are popular ...

    Amazon's blue macaws - WWF

    Agribusiness Lobby Strips Brazil of a Puerto Rico of Conservation Areas

    With Brazil in political turmoil, the bancada ruralista agribusiness lobby that dominates Congress has ...

    Hundreds of howler monkeys have been killed by the yellow fever virus. Credit: Carla Possamai, Muriqui Project of Caratinga

    Yellow Fever Is Wiping Out Brazil’s Howler Monkeys

    The deadly yellow fever — an infectious disease caused by a mosquito-borne virus — ...