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Cave Paintings Found In Brazil Date Back To Ancient Hunter-Gatherers
2013-11-12 04:39:11

While tracking white-lipped peccaries in Brazil, researchers discovered ancient cave drawings made by hunter-gatherer societies thousands of years ago.

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2011-05-04 08:35:00

Rotational grazing of cattle in native pasturelands in Brazil's Pantanal and Cerrado regions can benefit both cattle and wildlife.

2010-12-20 15:43:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers aboard Crystal Symphony's February 7 South America voyage have two brand new options ashore for further exploration of Brazil.

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2009-02-17 14:14:48

Increasing economic demands are causing many farms and industries to close in on the world’s largest wetland.

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2008-07-21 13:40:00

Threatened by climate change, development and dehydration, wetlands throughout the world could release a “carbon bomb” if they are destroyed, scientists reported Sunday.

2006-01-12 13:47:47

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.

2006-01-12 13:45:00

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.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.