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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 days ago
Columbia Earth Institute

Warming Streams Have Cascading Impacts in the Amazon

Farmland and forest in stark contrast. Photo: Marcia Macedo Water carried by the Xingu River winds through Northern Brazil. It cuts across 1,200 miles of protected rainforest before joining the mighty Amazon and surging toward the sea. ...
 Columbia Earth Institute1 month ago

Towering ambition to help protect Amazon rainforest

In the Amazon, everything is big the trees, the rivers, the snakes, and the statistics that measure everything in numbers of football fields or areas the size of entirecountries. Now one of the biggest towers in the world taller than the ...
 Eco-Business1 month ago Brazil suspends auction to dam Tapajos River  Reuters Africa2 months ago Who deserves credit for protecting Brazil's Amazon rainforest? It's not even close.  Environmental Defense1 month ago Brazil's Announcement to Auction New Amazon Mega-dam Provokes Outrage  Amazon Watch2 months ago

Brazil's Bribery Probe Punishes Builders as Bonds Suffer Losses

The growing bribery investigation in Brazil is engulfing the nation's biggest construction companies and prompting some bondholders to flee. Benchmark notes issued by OAS SA and Odebrecht SA suffered their biggest losses on record since Nov. 14, ...
 Bloomberg1 week ago
Overseas Development Institute

New power for bad, old habits? Why Brazil must change its energy path

In the run up the second round of Brazil's presidential elections on October 26th, we're publishing three blogs on hydropower in Brazil. In this blog, ODI's Peter Newborne takes a look at Brazil's current plans for energy and finds that bad habits ...
 Overseas Development Institute3 weeks ago

Brazil's Dangerous Climate Spiral

View of cracked earth in an area that used to be underwater in the Jaguari dam, in Vargem, 100 km from Sao Paulo. during a drought affecting Sao Paulo state, on Aug. 19, 2014. The Jaguari dam is part of the Sao Paulo's Cantareira system of dams, ...
 National Journal3 weeks ago
Responding to Climate Change

Giant tower to monitor climate change in the Amazon

Taller than the Eiffel Tower, the observatory will capture vitaldata on how climate change is impacting the rainforest Pic: CIFOR/Flickr By Jan Rocha In the Amazon, everything is big the trees, the rivers, the snakes, and the statistics ...
 Responding to Climate Change1 month ago
Digital Journal

Photo Essay: Wonders of nature at the Vancouver Aquarium

The Vancouver Aquarium is located within the rainforest of Stanley Park, near downtown Vancouver. Recognized as one of it contains displays on mammals, invertebrates, fishes, amphibians, and reptiles from all over the world. Entrance to the ...
 Digital Journal1 month ago

Battle of the Coasts GABF Party

12 beers enter, 1 keg kicks 1st. If you kick the keg, you win! RARE OUT OF TOWN AND INTERNATIONAL BEER!! Elite Brands brings us: East Coast Cigar City Brewing - Central Florida, Shmaltz Brewing Company, Ommegang West Coast Ballast Point ...
 Beer Advocate1 month ago

ArcelorMittal steel in the world's third largest hydroelectric dam

ArcelorMittal Brazil is supplying 50,000 tonnes of steel for the biggest ongoing construction project in the country the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam complex on the Xingu River in the state of Pará. ArcelorMittal Piracicaba, ArcelorMittal São ...
 World Steel Association1 month ago ArcelorMittal Brazil supplying 50,000 mt of steel to Belo Monte dam complex  TB Petroleum2 months ago BRIEF-ArcelorMittal says Brazil unit to supply steel for Belo Monte hydroelectric dam  Reuters Africa2 months ago ArcelorMittal : steel in the world's third largest hydroelectric dam  4 Traders2 months ago
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