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2011-03-29 13:31:58

A new study funded by NASA has found that Amazon forests are losing their greenness due to last year's record-breaking drought.

2011-03-22 17:25:00

SAO PAULO, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Former US President Bill Clinton, former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson and filmmaker James Cameron will all speak at the 2nd INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON SUSTAINABILITY, which is scheduled to take place March 24 through 26 in Manaus, Brazil.

2010-10-14 07:01:00

LAKE FOREST, Calif. and MANAUS, Brazil, Oct.

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2010-07-13 06:45:00

A single, huge, violent storm that swept across the whole Amazon forest in 2005 killed half a billion trees, a new study shows.

2010-06-11 09:36:00

SAO PAULO, June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (NYSE: GOL and BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4), the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America, will begin flying to Saint Marteen (Netherlands Antilles) in the Caribbean as of June 12.

2010-05-19 16:16:00

SAO PAULO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis do Brasil Ltda., a subsidiary of Novelis Inc., the worldwide leader in aluminum rolled products and can recycling, has signed a multi-year agreement with Rexam, a leading global beverage can producer and the domestic leader in Brazil, to supply aluminum sheet for can production.

2010-03-23 16:04:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crown Holdings, Inc.

2009-09-16 16:03:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Crown) (www.crowncork.com), today announced that its Brazilian subsidiary, CROWN Embalagens S.A., plans to build a new $60 million beverage can plant in Brazil.

2009-09-02 11:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Best-selling Kennedy biographer Laurence Leamer will share background and inside stories about America's most iconic political family.

2009-04-30 07:41:00

SAO PAULO, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A.


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