Tag: amazon

    Indian protest

    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 ...

    A glass of water

    Scientist Sees Relations Between Water and Chronic Diseases in Brazil

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

    Green Peace protests

    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 ...

    Amazon reforestation

    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 ...

    Minister Carlos Minc of Environment in Brazil

    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 ...

    Chief Megaron Txucarramae

    Environmentalists Join Brazilian Indians to Oppose Amazon Dam

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

    Itaipu, Brazilian hydroelectric plant

    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 ...

    Deforestation in Brazil

    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 ...

    Burned forest in Brazil

    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 ...