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2013-08-21 23:17:36

IIE Gala on September 23 to Celebrate US-Brazil Exchange; President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff and Praxair Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Angel to be Honored New York (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 The Institute of International Education (IIE) announced today that more than 300 companies across the United States are hosting summer internships for Brazilian students as part of the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program. This prestigious scholarship program, administered by...

2012-05-11 23:00:51

WWF, Greenpeace and Avaaz will today begin a mass mobilization of their 22 million supporters to call on Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to veto the Forest Code bill passed by the House of Deputies. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 Three of the world´s leading conservation and advocacy organizations will today begin a mass mobilization of their 22 million supporters to call on Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to veto the Forest Code bill passed by the House of Deputies. WWF,...

Brazil's Congress Votes To Ease Deforestation Rules
2012-04-27 07:04:22

Brazilian lawmakers have passed controversial new legislation that eases regulations regarding the amount of land that farmers must preserve as forest, a move that critics argue weakens environmental protections efforts and could lead to increased deforestation in the Amazon and other regions. According to BBC News reports, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies approved the bill by a 247-184 margin Wednesday, with the Associated Press (AP) noting that two members abstained. The proposed law...

2012-03-10 17:00:00

Led by International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission Chair Nawal El Moutawakel, an IOC delegation, comprising IOC Olympic Games Executive Director Gilbert Felli and IOC Sports Director Christophe Dubi, met with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in Brasilia during a visit to the host nation of the 2016 Olympic Games. (PRWEB) March 10, 2012 Led by International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission Chair Nawal El Moutawakel, an IOC delegation, comprising IOC Olympic...


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  • A bat.
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