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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 ...