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Conservation works: Forests for water in eastern Amazonia
PhysOrg.com

Conservation works: Forests for water in eastern Amazonia

Image of Xingu watershed collected by the Envisat/MERIS satellite in May of 2006 by the European Space Agency (ESA). Brazil's 'arc of deforestation' accounted for 85% of all Amazon deforestation from 1996 to 2005. Although deforestation rates have ... PhysOrg.com, 1 month ago
Forests for water in eastern Amazonia Terra Daily, 4 weeks ago
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Roodepoort Northsider, 4 months ago

Blog: Grasping the nettle or nettling the graspers

The Indian ryot, or peasant cultivator, has always been a political football. When we think of a farmer most of us think, this man is getting subsidised water, electricity, seeds, fertiliser. The government buys his harvest. The government is keen ...
 Economic Times2 days ago

Chengdu report: Four-city zone to boost western region

Tang Liangzhi, the mayor of Chengdu, proposed a new economic development plan based on the country's "One Belt, One Road" initiative and the Yangtze River Economic Belt strategy during the annual two sessions meeting of the National People's ...
 CHINAdaily3 days ago

In General Assembly, the Munduruku People Reaffirm Their Right to Be Consulted about Dams

Press release from the Pará State Federal Public Ministry's Office, translated by Diana Oliveira Last week, the Munduruku people gathered more than 600 people in their General Assembly , in the village of Waro Apompu on the banks of the ...
 Amazon Watch1 week ago

Nobody Listened to Them: Fishing Communities to be Displaced by Dams Want a Say in Their Future

The life of fisherman Rosinaldo Pereira dos Santos, generally known as Tatá, may take a very different direction from the one that the governments of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and President Dilma Rousseff have promoted through their ...
 Amazon Watch1 week ago
Responding to Climate Change

Water crisis pushes Brazil towards solar power at last

São Paulo -- Brazil's devastating drought could have the unexpected consequence of finally prompting one of the sunniest countries in the world to take solar power seriously. The combination of an imminent energy crisis, as reservoir levels fall ...
 Environmental Expert2 weeks ago Brazil eyes solar as drought squeezes hydropower resources  Responding to Climate Change2 weeks ago Deepening drought forces Brazil to embrace solar power  Ecologist2 weeks ago
Fortune

Brazil and the U.S., two of the richest water nations, in H2O crisis

Between the two nations, Brazil and the U.S. have one fifth of the world's freshwater reserves, and yet both are facing historic water crises. After two years of dry rainy seasons, the 20 million residents of greater Sao Paulo, the largest city in ...
 Fortune2 weeks ago How on earth are two of the most water-rich nations having H20 crises?  Fortune2 weeks ago
Oman Observer

Vale sells 49pc stake in Belo Monte dam

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian mining giant Vale said it had struck a $100 million deal to sell nearly half its stake in the huge Belo Monte hydroelectric dam to power firm Cemig Geracao e Transmissao SA. Vale will retain the right to nine per cent of ...
 Oman Observer3 weeks ago Brazil's Vale sells 49% stake in Belo Monte dam  Malaysia MSN3 weeks ago Brazil's Vale sells 49% stake  Qatar Peninsula3 weeks ago

Brazil's Deforestation Rates Are on the Rise Again

In a world hungry for environmental success stories, Brazil has been the closest thing we have to a golden child. The nation, Latin America's largest economy, has been growing at an impressive clip, weathering the global financial crisis while ...
 MSNBC Newsweek1 month ago

Mounting Evidence of Corruption in the Brazilian Dam Industry

Last Sunday, millions of citizens in dozens of cities throughout Brazil took to the streets to protest rampant corruption, erroneous economic policies and rollbacks of social benefits. Many protestors called for the impeachment of President Dilma ...
 International Rivers Network1 month ago
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