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Parcels of Brazilian rainforest listed for sale on Facebook Marketplace: report

The Hill 26 Feb 2021
Parcels of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest are illegally being listed for sale on Facebook Marketplace, a BBC report found ... Brazil's minister of the environment, Ricardo Salles, told the BBC that law enforcement in the Amazon has gone down due to the coronavirus pandemic; however, President Jair Bolsonaro says he does not tolerate environmental crimes.

Amazon rainforest plots sold via Facebook Marketplace ads

BBC News 26 Feb 2021
Parts of Brazil's Amazon rainforest are being illegally being sold on Facebook, the BBC has discovered ... The illegal activity is being fuelled by Brazil's cattle ranching industry ... The BBC also approached Brazil's Minister of the Environment, Ricardo Salles.

Pandemic covers up setbacks in Brazilian environmental laws

Phys Dot Org 24 Feb 2021
Researchers also analyzed monthly deforestation rates provided by the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) of Brazil, and fines associated with illegal deforestation, issued by the Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA).

How President Bolsonaro used COVID-19 to erode Brazil's democracy

Open Democracy 24 Feb 2021
Throughout the pandemic, Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, downplayed the threat posed by COVID-19 ... Such crises breed sinister opportunities, and Brazil’s has created a political environment of chaos, allowing Bolsonaro’s authoritarian project to thrive ... Bolsonaro’s attacks on Brazil’s free press are a matter of constant concern.

The Space Court Foundation Presents: “Women of Color in Space”

Universe Today 24 Feb 2021
You never ask men, ‘oh, is it time for you to become a father?’ But inevitably, even in extremely professional environments, you still ... She also participated in the 39th mission of Habitarte Marte, an analog research environment located in Brazil near the town of Natal.

Global Wastewater Treatment Services Market Report 2021: Focus on Design and Engineering Consulting, Building and Installation, & Others -

The Oklahoman 22 Feb 2021
Growing requirement to treat wastewater in developed and developing countries before discharging it into the environment is one of the key factors due to which the market is anticipated to rev up during the forecast years ... America Brazil Argentina Colombia ... Veolia Environment S.A.

Coronavirus live news: South Africa to give health workers unapproved Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The Guardian 17 Feb 2021
South Africa to administer 80,000 doses in large-scale trial ; Brazil environment minister tests positive for Covid ; New Zealand confirms two new community cases Dutch court orders government to lift Covid curfew France head coach Fabien Galthié tests positive for Covid-19 ...

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll tops 240,000 17 Feb 2021
Brazil's Environment Minister Ricardo Salles said he tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, becoming the 15th member in President Jair Bolsonaro's ...
Why Killings of Environmentalists and Indians Keep Increasing in Brazil: Almost Certain Impunity

Why Killings of Environmentalists and Indians Keep Increasing in Brazil: Almost Certain Impunity

Brazzil 17 Feb 2021
In that first year, 31 people were killed in the wave of rural violence that swept Brazil ... Under Brazil’s Code of Criminal Procedures, a police investigation must be concluded in 30 days ... “What makes these people commit crimes is that impunity is almost certain,” says Marina Silva, Brazil’s former environment minister.

UFC 258 results: Kamaru Usman stops former team-mate Gilbert Burns to retain welterweight title

The Independent 14 Feb 2021
READ MORE. What next for Conor McGregor? ... Burns’ rise to No ... Watch more ... SIGN UP ... SIGN UP ... Ahead of this convincing win for Usman, much was made of who had gotten the better of the other when he and Burns (19-4) sparred in the past, but the environment is different in a UFC title fight and that environment proved nightmarish for Brazil’s Burns in Vegas ... .

Suzano Reports Operating Cash Generation of R$3 Billion in Fourth Quarter 2020

Enid News & Eagle 11 Feb 2021
SÃO PAULO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 10, 2021--. Suzano , a global reference in the manufacture of bioproducts developed from the cultivation of eucalyptus, announces its results for the fourth quarter of 2020 (4Q20) and for fiscal year 2020 ... SOUTH AMERICA BRAZIL ... PACKAGING ENVIRONMENT FOREST PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING NATURAL RESOURCES OTHER MANUFACTURING ... .

White House says it aims to strengthen ties with Brazil, but will speak out on concerns

Metro USA 09 Feb 2021
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Biden administration is closely following developments in Brazil with regard to human rights and the environment, but aims to keep strengthening U.S ... Asked about calls by human rights groups and Democrats to halt trade talks with Brazil over ...

Concrete steps are underway to make Chinese vaccines global public goods 08 Feb 2021
... influenced by multiple factors," Yin Weidong, Chairman and CEO of Sinovac Biotech, told Xinhua News Agency, adding that all the participants in the Phase III clinical trials in Brazil are medical workers in high-risk environments who might be exposed to the virus many times.