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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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 Times, 2 days ago
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 ...CHINAdaily, 3 days ago
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 Watch, 1 week ago
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 Watch, 1 week ago
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 Expert, 2 weeks ago Brazil eyes solar as drought squeezes hydropower resources Responding to Climate Change, 2 weeks ago Deepening drought forces Brazil to embrace solar power Ecologist, 2 weeks ago
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 ...Fortune, 2 weeks ago How on earth are two of the most water-rich nations having H20 crises? Fortune, 2 weeks ago
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 Observer, 3 weeks ago Brazil's Vale sells 49% stake in Belo Monte dam Malaysia MSN, 3 weeks ago Brazil's Vale sells 49% stake Qatar Peninsula, 3 weeks ago
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 Newsweek, 1 month ago
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 Network, 1 month ago
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