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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 ...

Tropical Forest Institute (IFT) in action at the city Paragominas, Pará state

Brazil’s Former Minister Wants Farmers and Environmentalists United to Save the Amazon

Former Brazilian Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira has made an impassioned plea for a “new ...

Rio Carnaval Parade Celebrating the Amazon Indians Leaves Big Farm Livid

Rio’s Carnaval festivities were threatened this year by a spat pitting a well-known parade ...

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 ...

Roaming the Brazilian Amazon in Search of the Flying Monkey

The saki, or “flying monkey,” a mid-sized South American primate, gets its nickname from ...

A Race to Preserve Brazil’s Newly-Discovered Amazon Reef

The first pictures of a huge coral reef system discovered in the Amazon last ...

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