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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.

2011-05-11 05:00:00

NEW YORK, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Terasol Energy, LLC (www.terasolenergy.com) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Kaiima Bio Agritech (www.kaiima.com), a leading seed company based in Israel, to commercialize Kaiima's proprietary castor varieties in Brazil.

2011-05-04 13:14:00

SAO PAULO, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ClickOn (www.clickon.com.br), one of the leading group buying sites in Brazil, closed a round of financing with Mosaico (www.mosaicointernet.com), an Organizacoes Globo company focused on investing in Internet businesses.

2011-03-22 20:20:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AMIL PARTICIPACOES S.A.

2011-01-13 05:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) announced today that two additional SITECH® Technology Dealers have been established in Brazil.

2010-11-12 03:00:00

SAO PAULO, November 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Actis, a global emerging markets private equity specialist, has invested US$53m in Gtex, a cleaning products company based in Brazil, whose stable of brands include, Urca, UFE and Amazon.

2010-09-14 18:24:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amil Participacoes S.A. ("Amilpar") (BM&FBovespa: AMIL3), in accordance with CVM Instruction 358, of January 3, 2002, informs that it signed today through its subsidiary Amil Assistencia Medica Internacional S.A.

2010-09-14 09:01:00

SAO PAULO, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A.

2010-03-12 08:58:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amil Participacoes S.A. (Bovespa: AMIL3) ("Amilpar"), in accordance with CVM Instruction 358 of January 3, 2002, informs that it has signed through its subsidiary Amil Assistencia Medica Internacional Ltda.

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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2009-07-02 22:38:33

The Amazon Rainforest (known as Floresta Amazônica or Amazônia in Portuguese, and Selva Amazónica or Amazonia in Spanish), also known as Amazonia, or the Amazon Jungle, is a moist broadleaf forest that covers almost all of the Amazon Basin in South America. The basin consists of 1.7 billion acres, of which 1.4 billion acres is rainforest. This rainforest covers nine nations (Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana). Brazil contains...

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