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Brazilian bishop urges ordination of married community elders as priest shortage grows
National Catholic Reporter

Brazilian bishop urges ordination of married community elders ...

The largest Roman Catholic geographical district in Brazil, located deep in the Amazon along the Xingu River, has more than 800 Catholic congregations but only 27 priests. Bishop Erwin Krautler, prelate of Xingu (pronounced Shin-goo), has argued ... National Catholic Reporter, 2 months ago

ALSTOM : ships main turbine wheel to Belo Monte hydro plant in Brazil

Alstom ships the turbine wheel to the Belo Monte Hydro Plant, which is being built by Norte Energia on Xingu river, in Brazil . Considered one of the largest Francis wheels ever manufactured in the world, the part is one of the main components ...
 4 Traders1 month ago ALSTOM : ships the main turbine component to Belo Monte Plant  4 Traders1 month ago Alstom ships main turbine wheel to Belo Monte hydro plant in Brazil  Energy Business Review1 month ago
Intercontinental Cry

The Munduruku Indians: Weaving Resistance

The Brazilian government is planning to build a vast number of big dams on the rivers around the Amazon Rainforest, destroying biodiversity and disrupting the way of life of thousands of Amerindians and local populations. Now that the work is well ...
 Intercontinental Cry1 month ago PR Amazon Assembly Unifies Resistance to Dams on Brazil's Tapajós River  International Rivers Network1 month ago Amazon Assembly Unifies Resistance to Dams on Brazil's Tapajós River  Amazon Watch1 month ago
Impeller.net

Voith Ships 320 Ton Runner to Belo Monte Hydropower Plant in Brazil

The largest runner ever produced by Voith Hydro in Latin America was shipped to the hydropower plant Belo Monte. A 12-axle trailer left Voith Hydro s manufacturing shop in Manaus, Brazil, transporting a 320 ton runner, impressive for its size 8.5 ...
 Impeller.net2 days ago 320 ton runner on its way to Belo Monte, Brazil  TB Petroleum1 week ago Voith ships Latin hydro giant  Renewable Energy News Europe1 week ago
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Former CBC Victoria Host Wants To Run For Federal Green Party

I was raised by parents who believed that each citizen had a duty to speak up for justice and a better world. My grandmother had a saying Thought without constructive action is demoralizing. And my mother raised us on the same principle. This ...
 Huffington Post Canada4 days ago Former CBC Host Seeks Green Party Nomination  Huffington Post Canada4 days ago

Relationship of Tooth Wear to Chronological Age among Indigenous Amazon Populations

Affiliation: Dental School, Department of Orthodontics, Federal University of Pará-UFPA, Faculty of Dentistry, Belém, Brazil ⨯ Mayara Silva Barbosa, Affiliation: Dental School, Department of Orthodontics, State University of Rio de ...
 Plosone.org1 week ago

Surging gold prices drive deforestation in S America: study

A surge in the price of gold has led to increased deforestation of the Amazon and other South American forests, according to a new study of mining impacts. With the rewards now higher than the risks, small-scale garimpeiros — artisanal miners — ...
 Taipei Times Online1 week ago
BBC

Gold rush threat to tropical forests

Global demand for gold is putting some of the most remote and pristine tropical forests at risk, scientists warn. Some 1,680 sq km of rainforest in South America was lost to gold mining from 2001 to 2013, a study shows. University of Puerto Rico ...
 BBC2 weeks ago

Rainforests: 10 Things to Watch in 2015

2014 was a landmark year for tropical rainforests , with dozens of major companies committing to eliminating deforestation from their supply chains, the launch of new platforms for monitoring forests, and sharp drop in clearing in the Brazilian ...
 Epoch Times3 weeks ago

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Before it became the New World, the Western Hemisphere was vastly more populous and sophisticated than has been thought—an altogether more salubrious place to live at the time than, say, Europe. New evidence of both the extent of the population ...
 Axis of Logic4 weeks ago
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