Conservation and environmental news & publications: Brazil
Why talk about protected areas in the UN negotiations?
Delegates from around the world are now together in Bonn, Germany, at a meeting of the UN Framework ...
REDPARQUES makes good progress in getting protected areas recognized as natural solutions to climate change
REDPARQUES, the Latin American network of protected areas system directors is making progress ...
WWF: Average EU citizen consumes 61 kg of soy per year, most from soy embedded in meat, dairy, eggs and fish
A new research report commissioned by WWF concluded that the average EU citizen consumes 61 kg of ...
Amazon survey investigates fish and communities in region targeted for hydropower development
A 12-day field survey of Brazil’s Juruena River will provide new information about the river’s ...
Hidden soy on supermarket shelves masks assault on nature
The invisibility of soy on supermarket shelves masks the major contribution that it makes to ...
WWF tool measures cumulative impact of hydropower, mining projects in Amazon
WWF calls for a common vision for Amazonian river basins that are the site of large-scale mining ...
Keeping an eye on deforestation
Collaboration on forest monitoring outside Brazilian Amazon is announced
House reforms to Brazil’s forest code open loopholes for continued deforestation
Big agribusiness gets a pass from Brazilian House of Representatives on reforestation obligations, ...
WWF Rio+20 closing statement
With negotiations at an end, WWF Director General Jim Leape today issued the following closing ...
WWF: Rio+20 Negotiating Text is colossal failure of leadership and vision
Despite a late night negotiating session, the revised text is a colossal failure of leadership and ...