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Brazil and South America Lead Planet’s Deforestation

Each year about 13 million hectares of the world’s forests are lost due to ...

Brazil Caught Unprepared for Amazon’s Catastrophic Drought

Home to the greatest variety of life on Earth, the Amazon is both the ...

Forest Loss in the Amazon Should Be Double of What Was Reported

Researchers have managed to count the uncountable in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest. In a study ...

Two More Weeks Before Brazilian Amazon Port Is Back in Operation

The level of the Solimões River in Tabatinga, state of Amazonas, on the Brazilian ...

Deforestation Is to Blame for Brazil Amazon’s Drought, Says Greenpeace

The serious, prolonged drought that is chastising the state of Amazonas is related to ...

Brazilian Amazon’s Worst Drought in 40 Years Brings Rainforest to Brink of No-Return

The devastating drought currently affecting the Amazon rainforest is part of a vicious cycle ...

FAO’s Map Is Not Pretty Picture for Brazil and the Amazon

Expanding livestock production is one of the main drivers of the destruction of tropical ...

Brazil: Local Populations in the Amazon Start Large-Scale Timber Management

The Tapajós National Forest (Flona) will be Brazil’s first national forest in which the ...

US Archaelogist Didn’t React. He Was Killed Anyways by Brazilian Robbers in the Amazon

American archaeologist, James Brant Petersen, 51, was murdered Saturday night in the Manacapuru region of the ...

US Study in Brazilian Amazon Disputes Belief that Grammar Has Universal Features

Two studies that appear in the August/October 2005 issue of Current Anthropology challenge established ...