Tag: drought

Dry ground of the Jaguari dam, during a drought in Joanópolis, near São Paulo, Brazil. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

Brazil Loses 16% of Its Water. Blame it on the Amazon Deforestation

Recurring drought, regular power outages and a devastated farming industry – these are the ...

A Brazilian Army soldier rescues a boy - Exército Brasileiro

In Brazil, When They Can’t Deal with the Flood They Call the Army

Thousands of people benefited from actions to deliver supplies and provide transportation and first ...

The Rush to Save a Brazilian Town Dying of Thirst

The shrunken carcasses of cows lie in scorched fields outside the city of Campina ...

Brazil’s Search for Transgenic Drought-Resistant Soy, Bean, Cotton, Sugarcane and Corn

You know that crop landscape where corn stems grow pretty and green, ears of ...

Drought Won’t Prevent Brazil from Getting Largest Cereal Crop Ever

The Brazilian government is forecasting a record crop of cereals and oilseeds totaling 148.9 ...

For Months Without Rain Brasília’s Green Turns to Brown

The dry season in central Brazil lasts from April/May to September/ October. The last ...

Rain Kills 32 and Leaves Half a Million Homeless in the North of Brazil

The Brazilian government rushed aid Wednesday, May 6, by air, over land and through ...

Drought Leads Brazil to Increase Bolivian Gas Imports to Maximum Capacity

Persistent drought in the South is forcing Brazil to increase the amount of natural ...