Latest News for: Brazil environment


Brazil B3 to Be the Latest Addition to TNS’ Growing Global Portfolio

The Marshall News Messenger 11 May 2021
(TNS) today announced it now offers traders access to market data at one of the world’s largest exchanges, B3, in Brazil ... B3 connects, develops and enables the financial and capital market and, together with customers and society, boosts Brazil's growth ... UNITED STATES SOUTH AMERICA NORTH AMERICA BRAZIL VIRGINIA.

Bioceres Crop Solutions Announces Agreement with Havanna to Offer Consumers HB4 Wheat-Based Sustainable Products

The Marshall News Messenger 10 May 2021
The new agreement will give Havanna customers in Brazil and Argentina the option to choose food products with a significantly reduced carbon footprint and other environmental positive externalities that help fight climate change and preserve native ecosystems ... SOUTH AMERICA ARGENTINA BRAZIL.

Dealing With Bolsonaro: A Danger To The Environment

OWP 09 May 2021
According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, 19% of the world’s remaining primary tropical forest, much of which is the Amazon rainforest, occupies over half of Brazil ... Bolsonaro’s leadership is detrimental to the environment ... Two former Brazilian ministers of environment have warned that the agreement with the U.S.
photo: AP / Leo Correa
In this Nov. 22, 2019 photo, trunks and wooden boards are seen in an area opened by illegal loggers inside the Renascer reserve in the Amazon rainforest in Prainha, Para state, Brazil.

Destruction of Brazil's Amazon rainforest speeds up for second straight month

Straits Times 09 May 2021
BRASILIA (REUTERS) - Deforestation in Brazil's ... "Biden doesn't want to be in a position where it looks like he is being too soft on Brazil when it comes to the environment," said Anya Prusa, a senior associate for the Brazil Institute at the Wilson Center think tank in Washington.

Biden contemplates a climate deal with the ‘Trump of the tropics’

Politico 08 May 2021
In an interview with POLITICO, Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles rebuked the skeptics he accused of trying to derail the U.S.-Brazil talks ... Many of the critics of the government in Brazil, from indigenous groups and former environment ministers to even current officials within the government, say Bolsonaro cannot be trusted.

EnvironmentDeforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rises for second straight month

Reuters 07 May 2021
"Biden doesn't want to be in a position where it looks like he is being too soft on Brazil when it comes to the environment," said Anya Prusa, a senior associate for the Brazil Institute at the Wilson Center think tank in Washington ... to continue talking to Brazil.".

Brazil Data Center Market Growth, Trends, and Forecasts Report 2021-2026: Increase in Construction of Green ...

Ellensburg Daily Record 06 May 2021
As companies in Brazil look to gain greater control of their data in the face of upcoming tighter compliance and protection regulations, data center vendors, like IBM, are targeting customers through providing cloud capabilities along with a hybrid multi-cloud environment.

Photos Capture Newsworthy Moments in Nature and the Environment

Treehugger 06 May 2021
Birds escaping or released from a domestic environment became the first feral (or city) pigeons ... EnvironmentFirst Prize, Singles ... Environment—Second Prize, Singles ... Environment—Third Prize, Singles ... Environment—First Prize, Stories. © Lalo de Almeida, Brazil, Panos Pictures, for Folha de São Paulo ... Environment—Second Prize, Stories.

Zambians in diaspora urged to invest home

Ghana Web 05 May 2021
Zambia’s Ambassador to Brazil, Alfreda Kansembe-Mwamba has called on Zambians in the Diaspora to take advantage of the technological advancement in Agriculture, Energy and Manufacturing sectors to promote trade and Investment back home ... She was speaking when she addressed Zambians living in Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Peru.

Global Lifi (Light Fidelity) Technology Market Size will Escalate Rapidly in the Near Future 2021: ...

The Sentinel Newspaper 05 May 2021
It’s vital you keep your market knowledge up to date segmented Global Lifi (Light Fidelity) Technology Market By Component (Light Emitting Diode, Photodetector, Microcontroller, Software), Transmission Type (Unidirectional Transmission, Bidirectional Transmission), Application ...

United States questions Brazil on environmental reduction, hears promise of resumption of funds – 05/03/2021 ...

The Sentinel Newspaper 04 May 2021
The US government questioned Brazil on reducing resources for the environment, endorsed by President Jair Bolsonaro the day after his speech at the Leaders’ Climate Summit, hosted by Joe Biden at the end of April ... Salles and France, however, argued that a budget replenishment by the Environment Ministry is expected to take place soon.

Brazilian indigenous leaders subpoenaed for criticizing government

Yahoo Daily News 04 May 2021
Indigenous people call for the demarcation of their lands and the resignation of the Minister of Environment, Ricardo Salles. BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's indigenous affairs agency Funai has called on a top indigenous leader to explain her criticism of the right-wing ...

Criticizing Brazil over Amazon conservation will likely backfire (commentary)

Mongabay 03 May 2021
Brazil boasts the world’s largest tropical rainforest, but negotiations with the country are uncertain due to current political conditions. On the ground, current President Jair Bolsonaro and his Environment Minister Ricardo Salles are moving Brazil in the opposite direction of what is negotiated through international diplomacy.

‘Zero illegal deforestation’ – One more Bolsonaro distortion (commentary)

Mongabay 03 May 2021
On 22 April 2021, exactly one year after the infamous ministerial meeting in which Brazil’s environment minister proposed seizing the “opportunity” presented by media attention being focused on COVID-19 to dismantle even more of the country’s environmental protections, President Bolsonaro addressed the virtual climate summit convened by U.S.

Genetically modified mosquitoes have landed in the Keys. Here’s what you need to know

Finger Lakes Times 02 May 2021
“Oxitec mosquitoes have been determined to be safe and to pose no threat to humans or the environment by multiple regulatory agencies, including both the EPA and the FDA in the U.S., as well as in Brazil where we have conducted numerous successful field demonstrations,” said Meredith Fensom, the company’s head of global public affairs.