Conservation and environmental news & publications: Brazil
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 ...
Brazil and Mexico leaders key to fate of sustainable development vision
World leaders have four days to hash out a sustainable development vision, which is rapidly ...
Rio+20 heroes and blockers: WWF country asks 06/18/12
It’s crunch time at the Rio+20 Summit and the actions of a few governments over this week will ...
WWF, ITUC appeal to Dilma to save faltering Rio+20 negotiations
WWF and the International Trade Union Confederation are urging Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff ...