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Unisys Announces 2Q21 Results

Courier Express 02 Aug 2021
47.0% in 2Q20During 2Q21, the Company signed a contract expansion with one of the largest financial services institutions in Brazil for consulting and application services for their ClearPath Forward and related application environment, including development and modernization ...
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Brazil Ambassador: Refrigerated pool of water will keep visitors cool at Expo 2020 Dubai

Gulf News 01 Aug 2021
The water-submerged grasslands of the Pantanal region are the world’s largest floodplains, and Brazil lays claim to most of its 195,000 square kilometres ... - Fernando Luís Lemos Igreja, Ambassador of Brazil to the UAE ... Because of the Brazil Pavilion’s open-space concept, the natural circulation of air within makes it conducive to a safe environment.
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As blazes on embargoed Amazon land surge, links to meat industry emerge

Mongabay 31 Jul 2021
Embargoes imposed by Brazil’s environment agency, known by its acronym IBAMA, are intended to penalize landowners and allow illegally cleared forest areas to recover ... The burning of the Amazon has become a global political issue, with Brazil pledging to strengthen environmental ...
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Climate of change

China Daily 31 Jul 2021
For example, during COP 25 Brazil insisted that its ... In April Brazil's environment ministry disclosed its position on the topic, declaring it would institute a voluntary carbon market that engages the private sector and aims to avoid double counting when regulations are adopted.
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London court reopens $7bn Brazil dam collapse lawsuit against BHP

The Observer 28 Jul 2021
London’s court of appeal made a U-turn on Tuesday by agreeing to reopen a US$7bn lawsuit by 200,000 claimants against Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP, reviving a case over a dam rupture behind Brazil’s worst environmental disaster ... Contacted in Brazil, Vale declined comment ... TopicsBHPMining (Business)BrazilAmericasMining (Environment)news.
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Panama, a country rich in forest cover but poor in environmental culture

The Rio Times 28 Jul 2021
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "The country needs more environmental education," ...
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Aggressive marketing has driven rise of double-cab ute - time to hit the brakes?

RNZ 28 Jul 2021
When we're driving and more detached from our environment [because of the big bulky structure of a truck], we tend to drive more dangerously - @AucklandUni 's Prof Alastair Woodward ... The $US35 billion ($NZ50.2b) global auto marketing industry is now largely focused on selling them, including into emerging markets in India and Brazil.
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Fiona Uyema on Japanese cuisine and chopstick etiquette

RTE 26 Jul 2021
Uyema isn't your average Tipperary surname, so Fiona explained.. "My husband’s grandparents are Japanese – from an island down south of Japan called Okinawa [...] I met my husband when I was a student in Japan [...] he was born in Brazil but grew up in a very strong Japanese cultural environment in Brazil. " ... " ... .
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Plans of four G20 states are threat to global climate pledge, warn scientists

The Observer 25 Jul 2021
They say China, Russia, Brazil and Australia all have energy policies associated with 5C rises in atmospheric temperatures, a heating hike that would bring devastation to much of the planet ... This dramatic discrepancy reveals a deep division over the energy and environment policies of the world’s richest nations.
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Facebook forced to limit misinformation spread via WhatsApp amid Sydney lockdown

The Observer 25 Jul 2021
... forever, because this is an adversarial space, but if you look at the more recent elections in places like Brazil, I think there’s been a huge change in people’s estimate of what WhatsApp’s role was in the information environment compared to what it was years before,” he said.
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“Whoever Controls the Media, Controls the Mind”

GlobalResearch 23 Jul 2021
And he points out how Brazil’s media concentration created an even riper environment for fake news, because it is one “without opposing opinion, debate and dissent.” For Ferreira Do Vale, Brazil’s fertile fake news environment allows opportunist politicians like Bolsonaro to flourish..
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US Ambassador calls on Brazil to present plan to deliver on environmental promises by November ...

The Sentinel Newspaper 22 Jul 2021
Brazil ... That’s why I think Brazil has a great opportunity in the field of the environment ... Since the start of the Bolsonaro government, Brazil has faced strong international pressure in the area of ​​the environment ... The US government has joined the Europeans in efforts to put pressure on Brazil.
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Trans workers organize to break barriers Brazil

Taipei Times 22 Jul 2021
For 15 years, Rochelly Rangel, 34, struggled to find a formal job in Brazil ... Then last year, thanks to one of a growing number of training programs aimed specifically at transgender people in famously macho and homophobic Brazil, she finally found formal employment at a bar in Rio de Janeiro.
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Trans workers breaking barriers in Brazil

Urdu Point 22 Jul 2021
Rio de Janeiro, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 22nd Jul, 2021 ) .For 15 years, Rochelly Rangel, now 34, struggled to find a formal job in Brazil ... In 2020, 175 trans people were murdered in Brazil -- one every two days. Brazil has had the world's highest number of transgender killings since 2008.
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Fire worries intensify for dry Amazon

China Daily 20 Jul 2021
In April, 778 sq km of the Amazon were destroyed by rampant deforestation, the largest loss by area recorded for that month in 10 years and 45 percent more than in April 2020, according to monitoring done by the Amazon Institute of People and the Environment, a Brazil-based nonprofit organization commonly known as Imazon.

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