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Indians, Satellites, Helicopters, Machine Guns: All Is Fair in the War to Defend the Amazon

When George Porto joined Brazil’s environment agency 13 years ago, the country didn’t have ...

Brazil Ratifies Paris Agreement and Vows to Cut Its Emissions by About 40%

Brazilian President Michel Temer ratified Brazil’s adoption of the Paris Agreement, which sets targets ...

Brazilian Loggers Double Amazon Deforestation Hoping for Amnesty

In Brazil, deforestation rates in the Amazon, the world’s biggest rain forest, more than ...

Brazil Can’t Explain a Four-fold Increase in Deforestation in the Amazon

Brazil’s Environment minister, Izabella Teixeira, says that the recent surge in rainforest deforestation in ...

End of Drought in Brazilian Amazon Doesn’t Bring Back the Green

There were widespread reductions in the greenness of Amazon forests in Brazil caused by ...

In 10 Years Brazil Wants Its Market Share in Meat to Be 44.5% of World Trade

Brazil will be able to increase farm produce, including meat, without further negative impact ...

Brazil’s Gift to the World in 2009: Lowest Amazon Deforestation in 20 Years

According to Brazil's first National Inventory of Greenhouse Gases, up to 75% of Brazil's ...

Brazil Cuts Half New York in Amazon Trees in a Month, And It’s a Record Low

Brazil's Environment minister, Carlos Minc, is celebrating the pace of Brazilian deforestation. The last ...

Deforestation Down in Amazon, Says Brazil. Photos Tell Another Story

Carlos Minc, the Environment minister of Brazil, claims increased policing have brought a sharp ...