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Warming Streams Have Cascading Impacts in the Amazon
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 Institute, 1 week 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 month ago Who deserves credit for protecting Brazil's Amazon rainforest? It's not even close.  Environmental Defense2 weeks ago Brazil's Announcement to Auction New Amazon Mega-dam Provokes Outrage  Amazon Watch1 month 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 Mail1 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 week 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 Advocate3 weeks 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 Association3 weeks ago ArcelorMittal Brazil supplying 50,000 mt of steel to Belo Monte dam complex  TB Petroleum4 weeks ago BRIEF-ArcelorMittal says Brazil unit to supply steel for Belo Monte hydroelectric dam  Reuters Africa1 month ago ArcelorMittal : steel in the world's third largest hydroelectric dam  4 Traders1 month 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 Canada4 weeks ago

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 month ago

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 ...
 BBC1 month 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 Canada1 month ago
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