National Forest of Jamanxim, in Pará state

    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 ...

    Vanity's Fair cover

    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 ...

    Brazilian Amazon cattle

    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 ...

    Lula in the Amazon

    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 ...

    Trasamazonian road in Brazil

    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 Davi Kopenawa

    Brazilian Shaman Urges World to Sign Indian Rights Law

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

    Brazilian rainforest

    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. ...

    Brazilian Amazon house

    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 ...

    Brazil's Amazon forest

    One Quarter of Brazilian Territory Is Covered by Public Forests

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

    Trees cut from Brazilian Amazon

    Brazilian Senate Starts Enquiry on Foreign Ownership of Amazon

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