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Brazilian Agribusiness Boom’s Dark Side: Violence and Plunder in the Amazon

As Brazil’s economy booms from rising agricultural commodity prices worldwide, conflicts over land in ...

Brazilian Indians Destroy Dam Equipment to Save River They Depend On

Brazilian Indians from the Enawenê Nawê tribe in Brazil's Amazon occupied and shut down ...

Amazon Burns a New York City of Trees in a Month. A 20% Reduction, Brazil Says

Brazil's Amazon deforestation totaled 876.80 square kilometers (338.53 square miles) in June, an area ...

30% of Brazil’s GDP and 70% of Exports Come from Medium and High Tech Products

The solidity of economic indicators, the size of the market, both effective and potential, ...

Brazil’s Deforestation Falls 20%, But It’s Up 6% in Protected Areas

According to a report published on Sunday, July 6, by Rio's daily O Globo ...

Brazil Shows It Can Be World’s Granary Without Cutting the Amazon

In Brazil, grain crushers have extended a two-year-old moratorium on the purchase of soybeans ...

Brazil’s New Environment Czar Wants Zero Deforestation and Army Help

The new Environment minister of Brazil pledged Monday, May 19, to aggressively fight illegal ...

Brazilian President Calls World Criticism of Biofuels “Dirty Trick”

Brazil is not that "poor little thing" anymore and the country will not allow ...

Let Brazilians Sort Out the Problems of the Amazon

The destruction of the Amazon forest is a subject dear to the heart of ...

Missionaries Have to Go If We Are to Save Brazil’s Indian Culture

The fact that a considerable chunk of the Amazon is located within Brazilian borders ...