Tag: environment

    Uakari Lodge in the Amazon - JP Borges Pedro

    A Floating Lodge in the Amazon Preserves Nature While Providing for the Locals

    The Mamirauá Sustainable Development Reserve is approximately 600 km off of the Amazonas state ...

    Cultivation of açaí in Pará, Brazil - ASCOM/ EMATER

    Indians, Satellites, Helicopters, Machine Guns: All Is Fair in the War to Defend the Amazon

    When George Porto joined Brazil’s environment agency 13 years ago, the country didn’t have ...

    Amazon deforestation - WWF-Brasil/Bruno Taitson

    Brazil’s Plan: Deforestation Zero by 2030

    Home to the vast Amazon, Brazil has reduced its deforestation rate by more than ...

    Area of environmental protection in Pará state - Mácio Ferreira/Ag. Pará

    Brazil Ratifies Paris Agreement and Vows to Cut Its Emissions by About 40%

    Brazilian President Michel Temer ratified Brazil’s adoption of the Paris Agreement, which sets targets ...

    Munduruku kids swimming

    Brazilian Indians Avoid Amazon Dam, But There Are Other Threats

    As the Rio Olympics get underway, Brazil has blocked the construction of a controversial ...

    The Munduruku want to save the Tapajós river

    Brazil’s Munduruku Indians Start a Movement to Save an Amazon Tributary

    Greenpeace has joined forces with an Indigenous Amazonian community in an unofficial demarcation of ...

    Brazil's marine protected area

    Brazil to Triple Its Marine Protected Area with World Bank’s Help

    A Brazilian pioneer initiative will more than triple the ocean area under environmental protection ...

    Xingu River

    For Amazon Indians the Belo Monte Dam Means the Destruction of the House of God

    The Belo Monte Dam project along the Xingu River had its preliminary plans drawn ...

    Rio's Environment Conference Rio +20

    There’s Still Time to Make Rio +20 Memorable for More Than Rio’s Picture-Perfect Scenery

    I’ve been to many great cities around the world, but none surpass Rio’s stunning ...