Publications in BRAZIL


ExxonMobil announced today that it has completed an agreement to purchase half of Statoil’s interest in the BM-S-8 block offshore Brazil, which contains part of the pre-salt Carcara oil field. The Carcara field contains an estimated recoverable reso

SAO PAULO (AP) — No one knows his name. No one knows the name of the people he came from. And he appears to have lived alone in Brazil's Amazon for 22 years. Video released for this first time this week by Brazil's Indian Foundation shows rare image
Mongabay
10/6/2008

Alta Floresta, a region in the Brazilian Amazon state of Mato Grosso, has experienced one of the highest deforestation rates on the planet since the mid-1980s due to the influx of colonists and ranchers who converted nearly half the region's fo
IPS News
7/21/2018

Beans are left to dry in the sun on Pedrina Pereira’s small farm. In the background, a tank collects rainwater for drinking and cooking, from the rooftop. It is part of a programme of the organisation Articulation in Brazil’s Semi Arid Region (ASA),

Extreme Cities / Sierra Club Ashley Dawson, author of Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change believes cities, which now hold 70 percent of the world’s population, are “ground zero” for clim

SAO PAULO (AP) — No one knows his name. No one knows the name of the people he came from. And he appears to have lived alone in Brazil's Amazon for 22 years. Video released for this first time this week by Brazil's Indian Foundation shows rare image
Mongabay
7/20/2018

Peru: Marañón dry forests protected as a regional conservation area
Peru has lost much of its dry forest in recent years, to the extent that only around 5 percent remains today. To stop further loss, residents of communities in northern Peru are trying to protect an area of the Marañón dry forests. Leoncio Vásquez,

Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais (Cemig) of Brazil recently released its first quarter earnings and revealed it has already spent almost half of its forecast investment total for 2016, spending BRL2.15 billion (US$610 million) from January to Ma

By Sandra Postel, posted Oct 1, 2014: A view of the Picote Dam, a hydroelectric installation in Tras Os Montes, Portugal, on the Douro River. Credit: VOLKMAR K. WENTZEL/National Geographic Creative Rivers are the blue arteries of the Earth. Their fl

Pacific Institute Research Associate, Giuliana Chaves Moreira of the Pacific Institute will moderate, is moderating a panel on green infrastructure at the Environmental Action 2018 seminar in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The event, organized by the Feder



LCRA promotes water conservation by awarding $171,000 for projects in central Texas

LCRA promotes water conservation by awarding


IU, Kelley School and Whirlpool partnering on Habitat for Humanity campus build in Bloomington

IU, Kelley School and Whirlpool partnering on


Don’t Miss Washington’s Energy Future Conference

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World-renowned Wetlands Ecologist Robert Twilley to Deliver Opening Talk at National Conference

World-renowned Wetlands Ecologist Robert Twilley


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