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FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tractebel Energia S.A. (OTC: TBLEY, TBLGY) (BOVESPA: TBLE3) (TRACTEBEL) announces the following webcast: What: Tractebel Energia S.A.'s Third Quarter 2009 Results Conference Call.
Increasing economic demands are causing many farms and industries to close in on the worldâ€™s largest wetland.
Brazil reduces estimate of 2008 Amazon rainforest destruction RIO DE JANEIRO, July 15 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian Environment Minister Carlos Minc Tuesday said the government has revised its estimate of the Amazon rainforest's total destruction area for 2008 from 15,000 to 13,000 square km.
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.
By Raymond Colitt BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - The number of Indians killed in Brazil has risen sharply in the past three years due mostly to intensifying land conflicts, the Roman Catholic Church said on Tuesday.
Brazil's southern farming state of Parana said it will begin culling cattle on Wednesday in areas infected with foot and mouth disease, over four months after the first outbreak was suspected in the state.
SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - The world's largest wetland, Brazil's Pantanal, is being destroyed by increased farming, ranching and mining, according to a report by the environmental watchdog Conservation International.
The world's largest wetland, Brazil's Pantanal, is being destroyed by increased farming, ranching and mining, according to a report by the environmental watchdog Conservation International.
BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - An outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease has apparently spread to cattle in Parana state from neighboring Mato Grosso do Sul in Brazil, the world's top cattle producer, the federal government's agriculture minister said on Saturday.