Conservation and environmental news & publications: Brazil
The Basel Criteria for Responsible Soy Production
As part of the cooperation between WWF Switzerland and the Swiss retailer Coop, the Basel Criteria ...
Soy boom: doom or boon for South America’s forests and savanna
Expanding soybean cultivation is threatening to destroy nearly 22 million hectares of forests and ...
US$1 million for Amazon protected areas
WWF and Brazil's Amazonas government have agreed to invest US$1 million in new protected areas in ...
Repowering Hydroelectric Utility Plants as an Environmentally Sustainable Alternative to Increasing Energy Supply in Brazil
US$4.5 million programme to conserve biodiversity in Brazil's World Heritage Sites
An innovative and modern system to manage Brazil's seven World Heritage Sites has been launched by ...
Brazil takes the lead in native FSC-certified forests in Latin America
With the recent certification of over 550,000 ha of native forest, Brazil has surpassed Bolivia to ...
WWF helps set up Amazon trust fund
WWF has announced the creation of a permanent, multi-million dollar endowment to fund conservation ...
Partners for Wetlands Quarterly - May 2004 Issue
The latest issue of Partners for Wetlands Quarterly features the conservation of wetland and ...
The hyacinth macaw makes a comeback
What does it take to save the world's largest parrot from extinction? Dedication, ingenuity - and ...
Meeting in Buzios defines global freshwater conservation goals
The recent Global Freshwater Team Meeting of the WWF Network held in Búzios, Brazil in February ...