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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, 3 weeks ago

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Roodepoort Northsider, 2 weeks 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 week ago ALSTOM : ships the main turbine component to Belo Monte Plant  4 Traders2 weeks ago Alstom ships main turbine wheel to Belo Monte hydro plant in Brazil  Energy Business Review2 weeks ago
Eco-Business

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 Activists Join Indigenous People to Protest Construction of Amazon Mega-Dam  Amazon Watch2 weeks ago

PR Amazon Assembly Unifies Resistance to Dams on Brazil's Tapajós River

Historic gathering builds opposition to government's plans for new mega-dam complex Munduruku warriors and children arrive at São Luiz do Tapajós village Photo courtesy of: Aaron Vicent Elkaim Santarém, Brazil: Tensions are building over the ...
 International Rivers Network3 days ago Amazon Assembly Unifies Resistance to Dams on Brazil's Tapajós River  Amazon Watch2 weeks ago
Common Dreams

At the Heart of COP20: Loss and Damage

at COP20, at the Ministry of Defence, Lima Peru I am writing from Lima, Peru, where the 20th Conference of Parties (COP) for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was supposed to be coming to a close... there has been ...
 Huffington Post4 days ago
Friends of the Earth International

How climate change, dirty energy and extractivism are affecting people

We often talk about climate change as an abstract, global problem. But when energy and extraction companies disrupt the climate, how do they change people's lives? What is the impact on people's well being, community and culture, when water and air ...
 Friends of the Earth International1 week ago Giant tower to monitor climate change in the Amazon  Responding to Climate Change1 month ago

Goldblatt Recalls Early Adventures for Canon Documentary

Stephen Goldblatt, ASC, BSC, in a scene from the documentary Bending the Light . Stephen Goldblatt, ASC, BSC, found time to speak with me during this year's Camerimage International Film Festival, where he had a film in the Main Competition: Get ...
 American Society of Cinematographers2 weeks ago
Krugersdorp News.co.za

Amazon indigenous land loss threatens climate

More than half the carbon stored in the Amazon rainforest is on indigenous lands whose rapid destruction threatens to accelerate global warming, a new study said Tuesday. A deforested rainforest that has been transformed into pastures is seen ...
 Krugersdorp News.co.za2 weeks ago
Forbes.com

Brazil's Amazon Survives Another Year

Illegal logging and small stakeholders continue to chop away at the Amazon, but theyve done so at the slowest rate of clear cutting since 1988, the Brazilian government said this week. According to satellite data from Brazil's National Space ...
 Forbes.com3 weeks 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, ...
 Bloomberg4 weeks ago
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