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An Enawenê Nawê Indian man in Brazil

Brazilian Indians Defy World’s Largest Soy Producer and Block Highway

A remote Amazonian tribe are blockading a major highway in the Brazilian state of ...

House by the river on Brazil Amazon

10 Million or 45% of Brazil’s Amazon Population Live on Less Than US$ 2 a Day

Brazil may not achieve the UN Millennium Development Goals because parts of the country ...

Worker at Manaus free zone in Amazonas state, Brazil

Pioneer Brazil Invests US$ 13 Million in New Amazonas Factory

Company Pioneer Brazil, a manufacturer of audio equipment for automobiles, will invest US$ 12.7 ...

WWF's headquarters in Corumbá, Brazil

US College Students Get Chance to Meet Brazilian Amazon Up Close

American students from several US states have been selected to study conservation in the ...

At the Guapuruvu site you buy a shirt and get a tree

Making Business Sense Out of Planting Trees in Brazil

Guapuruvu is the name of a gigantic tree originated in Brazil. It grows fast ...

Cargill facility in Santarém, Pará, Brazil

Brazil Court Shuts Down US Soy Giant Cargill for Destroying Amazon

Brazil's Environmental Agency IBAMA has shut down a huge soy processing and  shipping facility ...

Cover of January 2007 issue of National Geographic Magazine

Saving the Planet Is the World’s Duty. Not Brazil’s Alone

The January 7 issue of National Geographic features the Amazon as its cover story. ...

Brazil Ready to Tap Amazon for Drugs and the Land for Fuel

Ahead of US President George Bush's visit, Brazil announced plans to invest almost US$ ...