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Despite International Outcry Lula Gives Green Light to Belo Monte Hydroelectric Plant

The president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva signed Thursday the contracts for ...

Scientist Sees Relations Between Water and Chronic Diseases in Brazil

Coordinated by Milton Matta, a geologist at the Federal University of Pará (UFPA), in ...

Activists Vow to Continue Fighting to Prevent Brazil’s Belo Monte’s Construction

Brazil accepted bids this Tuesday, April 20, to build in the Amazon what should ...

Brazil Celebrates 72% Drop in Deforestation, Credits It to Green Arch

An area of 247 square kilometers (95 square miles) of Brazilian rainforest was cut ...

Despite Indians and Greens Opposition Brazil Goes Ahead with Amazon Dam

The Brazilian government has given the go-ahead to a controversial project to build a ...

Environmentalists Join Brazilian Indians to Oppose Amazon Dam

Indigenous people, environmentalists and social movements in Brazil are condeming news that an environmental ...

Brazil to Help Peru Build Five Hydroelectric Plants in the Amazon

The Brazilian government hopes to reach an agreement with Peru by March on a ...

Brazil May Reduce Deforestation by 90% in 10 Years, Says Environment Minister

Brazil may surpass the goal of reducing Amazon deforestation by 80% by 2020 and ...

Global Warming May Cost Brazil Up to US$ 2 Trillion a Year in 40 Years

Brazil will lose between US$ 417 billion (in an optimist scenario) and US$ 2 ...