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Ibama official looking at tree felled illegally. Photo: Ibama

Brazil Does a U-turn on Environmental Policy and Sides with Big Farmers

Environmental issues have figured prominently in Brazil as of late, and the Brazilian Forest ...

A Kayapo boy with traditional body paint and piercing is seen at his home in Kikretum

Global Forest Watch Detecting Record Forest Loss in the Amazon

Brazil topped the list of the world’s most important Places to Watch for deforestation, ...

An industrial mining operation in Brazil - Photo: Norsk Hydro ASA

Mining Is Responsible for 10 Percent of Deforestation in the Amazon

Nearly ten percent of all the deforestation occurring in the Brazilian Amazon between 2005 ...