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More than US$ 3 Million in Fines on Illegal Loggers in Brazil’s Amazon

Operation Uiraçu, carried out by the Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources ...

Brazil to Use Deforested Areas for Sustainable Development Programs

Brazil’s Minister of Environment, Marina Silva, affirmed, yesterday, June 29, that a sustainable development ...

Brazil Joins 7 Amazon Neighbor Countries to Manage Common Water

An international project will promote the integration of eight different countries in the Amazon ...

Brazil’s Golden Chainsaw Award Has Winner. Lula Is Runner Up.

Mato Grosso’s governor, Blairo Maggi,  has won Greenpeace’s Golden Chainsaw award for the Brazilian ...

Brazil Wants to Create 15 New Conservation Units in the Amazon

At present the state of Amazonas, in Brazil, has 14 million hectares of protected ...

After Amazon Gang Arrest, Brazil Expects Reduction in Deforestation

Brazil’s Minister of Environment, Marina Silva, said she expects a reduction in the deforestation ...

Brazil: New Focus Helps Amazonas Reduce Deforestation by 39%

While the total deforested area in the Amazon increased 6% between 2003-2004, according to ...

Amazon Deforestation Is to Blame for 75% of Brazil’s Air Pollution

Experts and representatives of the federal government indicated the Amazon’s deforestation as the main ...

Golden Chainsaw for Lula and Other Enemies of Brazil’s Amazon

Greenpeace, inspired by recent news from the Brazilian government, which shows that last year ...

Lula Has Foreign Accomplices in the Destruction of the Amazon

News reports on May 19 announced that more than 10,000 square miles of the ...