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2011-06-22 08:15:00

MIAMI, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ensurge, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ESGI), a U.S.-based resource company focused on developing gold properties in Brazil and Guyana by applying modern technology to extract gold from tailings at existing and abandoned mines, provided an update on its Rondon gold recovery project near Pocone, Mato Grosso, Brazil. Auger drilling on 40 meter centers has been completed. Assay results from discrete samples taken every one meter down each hole have now been...

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2008-01-24 13:45:00

A report issued late Wednesday showed that Amazon deforestation rose dramatically from August to December of last year, as land was cleared for soy and cattle. The report has prompted Environment Minister Marina Silva and other ministers to hold a top-level emergency meeting today with President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.  Brazilian media reported that the president and the ministers would discuss emergency measures to reduce deforestation. Jungle is typically cleared in the Amazon...

2006-02-08 08:08:27

By Terry Wade SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - It takes days of travel by boat and foot to reach indigenous tribes deep in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, but that hasn't stopped evangelical Christian missionaries from countries like Germany and South Korea from descending on hundreds of Indian villages. Unlike Portuguese conquerors five centuries ago, the new proselytizers say they aim to help with medical and social services more than to convert the animist tribes to Christianity. The...