A deforested piece of land in the Amazon rainforest near Porto Velho, in the state of Rondônia. Carl De SouzaA/FP via Getty Images

The Solution to Brazil’s Deforestation: Fixing the Country’s Economy

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro participated in a virtual climate summit convened by the U.S. ...

At first glance, the Cerrado looks barren. But the savanna boasts important aquifers and provides major carbon storage. Andressa Zumpano / Action Aid.

Only Now the World Is Starting to Learn How Vital Is Brazil’s Cerrado to Our Planet

On May 6, 2015, the Brazilian government officially recognized a special economic region, one ...