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Endangered Monkey Tied To Saving Brazil Forests
2012-10-20 09:38:52

A conservation campaign that helped save an endangered species of monkey in Brazil is now turning its attention towards preserving the forests that it calls home.

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2011-08-03 13:20:00

Brazilian government researchers said Tuesday that deforestation in the country's Amazon accelerated in June, with 120 square miles destroyed.

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2011-05-19 13:45:29

An increase in deforestation in March and April in the Amazon has led Brazil to announce the creation of an emergency task force.

2008-08-18 09:00:49

www.Renewableenergystocks.com, a leading investor news and research portal for the renewable energy sector within Investorideas.com, presents a green investor podcast with Andy Badolato, CEO of Industrial Biotechnology Corporation (PINKSHEETS: IBOT).

2008-07-31 12:00:00

www.RenewableEnergyStocks.com, a leading investor news and research portal for the renewable energy sector within Investorideas.com, presents featured showcase renewable company Industrial Biotechnology Corporation (PINKSHEETS: IBOT), a company utilizing sugarcane ethanol for energy solutions and a base for environmentally friendly chemicals for consumer packaging, energy, agricultural, pesticides, materials and polymer industries.

2008-06-14 03:00:17

By Rocha, Jan BRAZIL A flamboyant left-wing ecologist, Carlos Mine, has replaced Marina Silva as Brazil's environment minister.

2006-08-14 14:58:22

By Peter Blackburn RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazil's Globo TV network this month starts filming a soap opera set in the Amazon that the producers hope will stir debate at home and abroad on the plight of the world's biggest rainforest and the mostly poor people who live there.

2005-12-09 07:50:21

By Andrew Hay BELEM, Brazil (Reuters) - Two men are expected to plead guilty on Friday to killing a 73-year-old American nun who defended the poor in Brazil's Amazon rain forest in a landmark case that challenges the power of ranchers and loggers advancing on the jungle.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.