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Brazil Police Raid the Amazon Forest in Search of Invaders of Public Land

Brazil’s Federal Police (PF) agents went on a raid last week exercising 22 search ...

Earth’s Most Threatened Tribe as Seen by Sebastião Salgado in Vanity Fair

World-famous Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado and Vanity Fair magazine have joined forces to publicize ...

In Brazil, Supermarkets Refuse to Sell Meat from Amazon-raised Cattle

In Brazil, the Brazilian Association of Supermarkets, the main group representing supermarkets in Brazil ...

Amazon Countries Gather in Brazil But Can’t Reach Concrete Proposal

Gathered in Brazil, nine nations in the Amazon region have called on rich countries ...

Brazil’s Amazon Rainforest Policy Is a One-Way Road to Disaster

Depletion of the Amazon Rainforest is not a new concern facing environmentalists, biologists, ecologists, ...

Brazilian Shaman Urges World to Sign Indian Rights Law

Davi Kopenawa, a Yanomami shaman from the Brazilian Amazon, dubbed "the Dalai Lama of ...

A Market Value on the Rainforest Is the Best Hope for Brazil’s Amazon

Brazil is home to one-third of the world’s rainforest and half of the Amazon. ...

Brazil Wants the World to Chip In to a US$ 23 Billion Amazon Protection Fund

The President of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, has called on developed countries ...

One Quarter of Brazilian Territory Is Covered by Public Forests

Public forests in Brazil cover today 211 million hectares (521 million acres) or 25% ...

Brazilian Senate Starts Enquiry on Foreign Ownership of Amazon

The Brazilian Agriculture and Agrarian Reform Senate Commission seems more dedicated than ever to ...

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