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Guaraná fruit. From gene sequencing to chocolate, Brazil's Amazon looks for a new development model

Brazil’s Amazon Needs New Development Model With Less Cattle and Soy and More Use of Biodiversity

President Jair Bolsonaro’s push to develop the Amazon through expanded mining and farming has ...

Voluntary firefighter tries to rescue cow entrapped in the mud in Brumadinho

No Lesson Learned One Year after Brazil’s Catastrophic Dam Collapse with 270 Deaths

On Friday, January 25, 2019, most of Helena Taliberti’s family was swept away within ...

An industrial mining operation in Brazil - Photo: Norsk Hydro ASA

Mining Is Responsible for 10 Percent of Deforestation in the Amazon

Nearly ten percent of all the deforestation occurring in the Brazilian Amazon between 2005 ...

The Amazon River

Brazil Ends Natural Reserve the Size of Norway and Is Accused of Crime Against the Amazon

A decree from President Michel Temer abolished the protected status of the National Reserve ...

Mining Investments in Brazil to Reach US$ 47 Billion By 2013

The mining industry in Brazil should receive US$ 47 billion in investment in the ...

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