Tag: brazil deforestation

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Deforestation alerts in the Legal Amazon in June reached 1,061 km², the fourth record-breaking month since the beginning of the Deter-B series, from the National Institute for Space Research (Inpe), created in 2016. The rate...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, will participate this Thursday in the climate change summit convened by his US counterpart, Joe Biden, an appointment where he will try to get rid of the image...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Deforestation in the Amazon, the world’s largest rainforest, rose by 17% last year, with wildfires, beef production and logging causing forested areas roughly the size of El Salvador to disappear, according to new data...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Global commodities trader Bunge bought soybeans from farms responsible for deforesting an area twice as large as Manhattan in Brazil’s Cerrado savanna in 2020, the most among the world’s major trading firms, a report...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian government and the Biden administration are working together on climate change, an area that appeared to be the main hurdle to good relations, Brazil’s Foreign Minister Ernesto Araújo said on Friday, March...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Two days ago, Brian Schatz, democratic U.S. senator for Hawaii, revealed plans to introduce legislation that would put in place import requirements for agricultural commodities associated with illegal deforestation. The bill would oblige companies bringing...
By Mathias Alencastro RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One of the main allies of French president Emmanuel Macron on the environmental area, European Parliament deputy Pascal Canfin, 46, says that the continent's market for Brazilian products that contribute to deforestation...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - An area the size of Israel was deforested in the Amazon biome last year as destruction surged 21% in the region spanning nine countries that is home to the world’s largest rainforest, according to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, announced plans to reduce by up to 43 percent gases which cause the greenhouse effect (GHG) and reduce to zero illegal deforestation of the...



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