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Uncontacted Indians Lives Threatened by Amazon Fires in Brazil

Forest fires are raging in an indigenous territory on the edge of the Brazilian ...

Fire Destroys Thousands of Carnaval Costumes in Rio Causing US$ 4.2 Million in Losses

At least four warehouses, an escola de samba (samba club) and a Carnaval museum ...

Brazil Radio Station Set on Fire for 3rd Time. Mayor Main Suspect

Brazilian Nova Coari radio, in Amazonas state, in northern Brazil, was set on fire ...

Indian Foes in Brazil Burn Bridge and Isolate Indians

Around 3,500 people are stranded on the Raposa Serra do Sol Indian reservation, in ...

US Research Center Uses Firegames to Study Amazon Rainforest

Fire is an important agent of transformation in the Amazon landscape. Every year, low ...

Brazil Fines Forest Burner US$ 410,000

Brazil’s Ibama (Environmental Protection Institute) has slapped a US$ 410,000 (1,331,000 reais) fine on ...

In Brazil Air Gets Better, But Forest Fires Grow Worse

Brazil’s IBGE (Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e EstatÀ­stica – Brazilian Institute of Geography and ...

Brazil Is Burning: 1 Million Fires Raging

Compared to last year, the 2004 burning season in the Brazilian Amazon has gotten ...