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Indigenous people seek stronger land rights at COP15 nature talks

Reuters 08 Dec 2022
"This process around biodiversity needs to put indigenous people at the center," said Dinamam Tuxa, a lawyer for Brazil's largest indigenous umbrella group, the Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil ... Global Climate & Environment Correspondent, based in Brazil.

After U.N. climate deal, 'loss and damage' funding two years off

Reuters 08 Dec 2022
Germany's climate envoy Jennifer Morgan in a press briefing in Sao Paulo, Brazil, laid out the timeline for getting the fund up and running ... Morgan, along with Chile's environment minister, led the working group that came up with the U.N ... Global Climate & Environment Correspondent, based in Brazil.

Miner Vale looks to close deal with partner for base metals in H1

Reuters 08 Dec 2022
Pimenta told investors during a meeting at the New York Stock Exchange that Brazil's Vale will sell only 10% of the new base metals unit to the chosen partner and will retain the remaining 90% so as to have control over the decisions for the venture ... Former Brazil correspondent and climate/environment reporter.

Guess who's back? Brazilian residents fear that monkey who terrorized neighborhood by stealing clothes and ...

The Daily Mail 07 Dec 2022
He has got to stop monkeying around ... 'He doesn't go far, he stays here around the houses,' he said. 'The city's Department of Environment tries to catch him, but he ran away ... Brazil's Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources is working with law enforcement and government agencies in the state of Piauí to trap the monkey ... .

Neymar in Brazil’s lineup against South Korea at World Cup

Caledonian Record 05 Dec 2022
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Neymar is in Brazil’s starting lineup for the match against South Korea in the round of 16 at the World Cup on Monday ... Neymar has 75 goals with Brazil, two shy of the all-time record set by soccer great Pelé. Danilo, who also injured his ankle in Brazil’s opener, joined Neymar in the starting lineup against South Korea.

Brazil are the best team in the world but pressure weighs heavily on the players

The Observer 05 Dec 2022
Brazil’s Tite faces judgment day as stars return against South Korea ... But in Brazil we have something different that I cannot see in other countries ... That is a tough environment for a player (and that includes the Brazil Olympic team) and puts a very high bar around the analysis of the national team.

Six months after Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira were murdered, the Amazon remains unsafe for activists

The Observer 05 Dec 2022
The politician tipped to become Lula’s environment minister, Marina Silva, recently told the Guardian Brazil’s new government would seek to honour the memory of the rainforest martyrs such as Phillips and Pereira by taking action to protect the Amazon ... Lula faces stiff challenge to fulfil vow to reverse Amazon deforestation in Brazil.

The Volatility of US Hegemony in Latin America (Part III)

Dissident Voice 03 Dec 2022
Nevertheless, his energy policies present problematic choices between extraction for profit and retrenchment for the environment. Brazil ... For over three weeks after Bolsonaro lost, right-wing truckers blocked Brazil’s highways in protest, and evangelicals preyed outside military bases calling for the army to overturn the vote.

Negotiations begin for a global treaty on plastic pollution

Denver Post 02 Dec 2022
The United Nations Environment Programme held the meeting of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee in a city known for its beaches, Punta del Este, Uruguay, from Monday through Friday ... It is working to ensure that used plastics never enter the environment,” Baca said ... Environment . ... Environment ..

Lula proposes pact to curb Brazilian soy linked to savanna deforestation

Reuters 01 Dec 2022
This needs to be redone, including yesterday and the day before we spoke to the soy sector about making a pact for sustainable soy in the Cerrado," said former Environment Minister Carlos Minc in a news conference alongside Lula's top environmental advisers ... Global Climate & Environment Correspondent, based in Brazil.

Brazil Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2022: Comprehensive Information on Major Policies, Technology and Incentives -

The Galveston Daily News 01 Dec 2022
The "Brazil Renewable Energy Policy Handbook, 2022 Update" report has been added to's offering ... The report covers policy measures and incentives used by Brazil to ... SOUTH AMERICA BRAZIL ... GREEN TECHNOLOGY ALTERNATIVE ENERGY ENERGY ENVIRONMENT SUSTAINABILITY.

GE Grid Solutions Uses Digital X-ray to Assess Substation Health for Petrobras in Brazil

The Facts 01 Dec 2022
GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions Services team used digital X-ray technology – guided by the same principle utilized in the healthcare industry – to complement the preventive maintenance in Petrobras’ gas insulated substation (GIS), in the Abreu e Lima Refinery (RNEST), state of Pernambuco (Brazil) ... EUROPE SOUTH AMERICA BRAZIL FRANCE.

Can there be meat without greed?

GreenBiz 01 Dec 2022
This article originally appeared as part of our Food Weekly newsletter ... Yet so few American consumers know how wild the bribery scheme behind a lot of the invested money was, reaching across all levels of government in Brazil, including several presidents. It’s an extreme case with profound effects on the American environment, farmers and ranchers.

Brazilian Amazon deforestation falls, but up 60% under Bolsonaro

Live Mint 30 Nov 2022
... for cattle ranches in Brazil, the world's top beef exporter.The deforestation figures show the Amazon is being pushed toward a 'tipping point,' warned Mariana Napolitano, science director at the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Brazil office.'Significantly reducing deforestation...

‘Orangutans’ Means ‘People of the Forest’

Consortium News 30 Nov 2022
Ahead of COP27, Colombia’s minister of environment and sustainable development, Susana Muhamad, announced the creation of an Amazon Bloc made up of the nine countries that share the region’s rainforest (Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela and French-occupied Guiana).

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