Tag: Climate change

Mata Atlântica Forest - Wikimedia Commons

Brazil’s Atlantic Forest Will See More Changes in Five Decades than in the Last 21,000 Years

Brazil’s Atlantic Forest is one of the most biologically diverse places on Earth. Roughly ...

Guaraná fruit. From gene sequencing to chocolate, Brazil's Amazon looks for a new development model

Brazil’s Amazon Needs New Development Model With Less Cattle and Soy and More Use of Biodiversity

President Jair Bolsonaro’s push to develop the Amazon through expanded mining and farming has ...

Brazilian military in the Amazon

Amazon Deforestation to Endanger Hydropower and Water Supply in Brazil’s Big Cities

Climate change will increase the burdens on Brazil’s armed forces and endanger the country’s ...

King Harald V of Norway with an indigenous group in Brazil. Photo courtesy of Rainforest Foundation Norway

World’s Religious Leaders Get Together in Norway to Rescue the Rainforest

Religious leaders from around the world are meeting for the first time with conservationists ...

The Rush to Save a Brazilian Town Dying of Thirst

The shrunken carcasses of cows lie in scorched fields outside the city of Campina ...

End of a Myth: Hydropower Doesn’t Mean Green Energy

From the Amazon Basin to boreal forests, and from the Mekong to the Himalayan ...

Roads, Railways, Waterways, Dams: an Elaborate Plan to Kill the Amazon

The Amazon’s rivers once were sufficient for commerce, now international commodities traders want to ...

Brazil Ratifies Paris Agreement and Vows to Cut Its Emissions by About 40%

Brazilian President Michel Temer ratified Brazil’s adoption of the Paris Agreement, which sets targets ...