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US Prize Winner Brazilian Environmentalist Favors Family Farming in the Amazon

TarcÀ­sio Feitosa, a social activist from the Terra do Meio ("Middle Ground") region of ...

McDonald’s Vows to Investigate Charges that It Is Destroying Brazil’s Amazon

In an official note, the McDonald’s global fast-food chain informs that it will "immediately" ...

Not Since the Dinosaurs Demise Species Had It So Bad, Say Experts in Brazil

Brazil announced plans to expand protection of the Amazon rain forest, as cabinet ministers ...

World May Lose Over 40% of Brazil’s Amazon by 2050

Unless Brazil enforces existing conservation laws and takes steps to prevent deforestation on private ...

Tourists in a boat on the Amazon

Up the Amazon, Sipping Caipirinhas and Meeting Magic Dolphins

Even from Brazil, getting to the Amazon isn’t always easy. From our home in ...

Brazil’s Tourism Minister Wants to Ease Visa Requirements for Americans

The Amazon is considered one of humanity’s greatest natural treasures, but tourism in the ...

Robots Roam Where Humans Can’t Go in Brazil’s Amazon

In an area of approximately 370 square kilometers (143 square miles) of Amazon rain ...

Forest Products Brought US$ 3.8 Billion to Brazilian Economy

Brazil’s production of forest products totaled US$ 3.8 billion (R$ 8.5 billion) in 2004. ...

International Experts Study in Brazil the Amazon Drought

Brazilian specialists from the National Water Agency (ANA) and researchers from France, Bolivia, and ...

90% of Amazon Timber Is Illegal and Brazil Buys Most of It

Ninety percent of all the timber currently produced in the Amazon is of illegal ...