Tag: Forests

Rutian Pataxó, poses at historic center of Salvador, capital of Bahia state. Image by Raul Spinassé

Brazilian Indians Keep Their Culture Alive by Living in Big Cities

Leaning on the balcony railing at her rickety house, perched above the stairs and ...

Roaming the Brazilian Amazon in Search of the Flying Monkey

The saki, or “flying monkey,” a mid-sized South American primate, gets its nickname from ...

One Quarter of Brazilian Territory Is Covered by Public Forests

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

Now, 9.6% of Brazil’s Amazon Are Under Federal Protection

Yesterday, June 5, on World Environment Day, the Brazilian government created three new conservation ...

Brazil Trusts Private Sector Can Keep Forests Alive

"This public forests management bill is not a cure-all for our country’s problems of ...