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Uncontacted Indigenous Tribe Appears in Brazil
Slate Magazine

Uncontacted Indigenous Tribe Appears in Brazil

TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY YANA MARULL Mist over the surface of the Xingu river in Sao Felix do Xingu in Para state, northern Brazil, on August 7, 2013. AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBA (Photo credit should read YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/),TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY ... Slate Magazine, 1 month ago

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Common Dreams, 4 months ago

Brazil suspends auction to dam Tapajos River

BRASILIA, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Brazil has canceled an auction to sell rights to build a hydroelectric dam on the Sao Luiz do Tapajos River in the lower Amazon Basin, a 30 billion real ($13 billion) project that has outraged environmentalists and ...
 Reuters Africa1 week ago Brazil's Announcement to Auction New Amazon Mega-dam Provokes Outrage  Amazon Watch2 weeks ago
Globe and Mail

Last lost tribes of the Amazon fear being found

A A small group of indigenous people first emerged from the Amazon forest along the Envira River, near Brazil's border with Peru, on June 13. They had been living in complete isolation. But now they approached an assimilated tribe, returning ...
 Globe and Mail3 weeks ago

ArcelorMittal Brazil supplying 50,000 mt of steel to Belo Monte dam complex

ArcelorMittal Brazil is supplying 50,000 mt of steel for the biggest ongoing construction project in the country- the $26 billion Belo Monte hydroelectric dam complex on the Xingu River, in the northeastern state of Para -- the company said Friday ...
 TB Petroleum5 days ago ArcelorMittal Steel in the World's 3rd Largest Hydroelectric Dam  Chornicle.lu1 week ago BRIEF-ArcelorMittal says Brazil unit to supply steel for Belo Monte hydroelectric dam  Reuters Africa1 week ago ArcelorMittal : steel in the world's third largest hydroelectric dam  4 Traders1 week ago

A Step Towards Ending Global Forest Loss

, at the UN "Climate Summit 2014: Catalyzing Action," more than 150 governments, businesses, NGOs, Civil Society Organizations, and Indigenous Peoples world endorsed a declaration to help safeguard the world's forests and tackle climate change. The ...
 Huffington Post Canada6 days ago
Rediff.com

Marion Cotillard, Clooney, Gaga: Humanitarians of Hollywood

Ever wondered what happens when Hollywood A-listers turn protestors? Take a look.There exists a rare breed of showbiz celebrities who are just as passionate about social causes close to their heart as they are about their craft.We have all known about Angelina Jolie's work with the United Nations for refugees in several war-torn countries, the relief work of Sean Penn in places like Haiti, and the social activism of George Clooney, who has been relentless in his efforts to draw attention ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
BBC

Brazil profile

Overview Facts Leaders Media Timeline A chronology of key events: 1500 - Portuguese land in the area and claim it to the Portuguese crown. 1822 - Son of Portuguese king declares independence from Portugal and crowns himself Peter I, Emperor of ...
 BBC2 weeks ago
Huffington Post Canada

Canada Largest Contributor To Deforestation Worldwide: Study

Canada now leads the planet in the degradation of untouched forests, according to a study from Forest Watch. Add another black mark to Canada's environmental image around the world: The country now leads the planet in the degradation of untouched ...
 Huffington Post Canada3 weeks ago
Council on Hemispheric Affairs

A Tradeoff: Human Rights and the Environment or National Prosperity and Growth

By: Sarah Cassidy-Seyoum, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs Water is the world's most precious resource and covers approximately 71 percent of the Earth's surface. However, 97 percent of it is found in the world's oceans, ...
 Council on Hemispheric Affairs1 month ago
Axis of Logic

Amazon tribe fights dam development

Maria Leusa Kaba Munduruku (right) is the leader of a new group of female warriors "If these dams are built, everything will end," says Lamberto Painha, one of the chiefs of the Munduruku tribe in Brazil's Amazon region. "That village over there ...
 Axis of Logic1 month ago
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