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Cultivating Climate Justice: Brazilian Workers Leading the Charge Toward Zero Waste
Environment  (tags: acitivsm, activists, zero waste, Brazil, pollution, protection, humans, GoodNews, environment, ecosystems, conservation )

- 67 days ago -
The recycling workers of Brazil have long been a powerful force in protecting their communities and the climate. Now they are on the forefront of a nation-wide movement for zero waste.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Brazil - 10% of National Parks and Indigenous Lands Face Mining Threat
Environment  (tags: deforestation, mining intersts, Brazil, brazilian rainforest, ecosystems, conservation, destruction, environment, politics, pollution, protection, wildlife, world )

- 79 days ago -
Legislation put forward by Brazil's re-elected President Dilma Rousseff would open up to 10% of protected areas to mining
Brazil's Proposed Mega-Dam Auction Provokes Outrage, Indigenous Fight
Environment  (tags: AMazon, law, Brazil, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, healthconditions, nature, humans, healthconditions, government, world, wildlife )

- 113 days ago -
When Brazil announced plans September 12 to build a new dam on the Tapajós River, they violated their own legal requirements to comply with a process of free, prior, and informed consultation with threatened indigenous and traditional communities. Read
Brazil Sends in Tanks and Army to Stop Illegal Logging
Environment  (tags: illegal logging, deforestation, Brazil, uncontacted tribes, native rights, rainforests, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, ecosystems, wildlife )

- 559 days ago -
Brazil's government has sent their military on a major ground operation against illegal logging around the land of the Awá, Earth's most threatened tribe, according to Survival International.
The Challenge of Putting Brazil's Forests in Good Hands
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, world, Brazil, protection, nature, Sustainabililty, politics, humans, habitat, green, government )

- 697 days ago -
You might assume that a country like this would care about educating people to sustainably manage this precious heritage. Well, you'd be wrong!
Dilma's Dilemma: Urge Brazil to Veto Forest Code ACTION
Environment  (tags: Amazon, Brazil, President Dilma, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, habitatdestruction )

- 975 days ago -
With the world's largest environmental summit being hosted in Brazil in just a few weeks, she can't afford to look the world in the eyes as the leader who approved the slashing of environmental protections and rainforest destruction
Stop the Amazon Chainsaw Massacre ACTION
Environment  (tags: Amazon, Brazil, President Dilma, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, habitatdestruction )

- 984 days ago -
The Brazilian Congress has just passed a catastrophic forestry bill that gives loggers and farmers free rein to cut down huge swaths of the Amazon. Now only President Dilma can stop it.
Charges To Be Filed For Brazil Oil Spill
Environment  (tags: pollution, protection, law, Chevron, Brazil, oil spill, energy, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, animals, conservation, environment, politics, humans, green, world, ecosystems, healthconditions )

- 1042 days ago -
A Brazilian prosecutor plans to allege this week that Chevron and Transocean should not have drilled a deep-water well that leaked in November, legal documents showed, giving a glimpse into expected criminal charges that could slow the rush
President Dilma :Veto the New Forest Code Bill! ACTION
Environment  (tags: Amazon, Brazil, President Dilma, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, habitatdestruction )

- 1081 days ago -
This bill would spell disaster for the Amazon rainforest if passed. It's already made its way through the Brazilian Senate and now it's up to President Dilma to decide whether or not it becomes law. Now is our chance.
Tell the President of Brazil to Veto the New Forest Code Before It's Too Late! SIGN!
Environment  (tags: amazon, Brazil, forest, conservation, environment, green, habitat, healthconditions, nature, pollution, protection, wildlife )

- 1082 days ago -
GREENPEACE Petition! Our planet's largest remaining rainforest is under threat from changes to the laws that govern forest protection in Brazil. The new Forest Code bill being proposed severely weakens protections for the Amazon rainforest and opens up..
Send Brazil's President An Urgent Message to Save the Amazon
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, globalwarming, globalwarming, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, trees, wildlife, weather, world, Amazon, Brazil )

- 1138 days ago -
A possible veto from Brazil's President against imminent changes to the country's Forest Code could be the last hope for the Amazon. Please join the emergency international campaign to help persuade President Rousseff - and prevent a global catastrophe.
Sign To Save The Amazon! WWF Petition!
Environment  (tags: Brazil, amazon, destruction, conservation, environment, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, wildlife )

- 1145 days ago -
A multi-year effort by leaders of large agribusiness in Brazil to weaken the country's forest law is paying off for them. At a cost to nature. Please sign!
TAKE ACTION NOW! The Amazon Is Under Threat - Sign on to Save It!
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, Brazil, Amazon, deforestation, politics, humans, oceans, habitatdestruction, nature, conservation, world, protection, habitat )

- 1146 days ago -
Please sign our petition urging Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to veto the proposed changes to the forest law and protect the Amazon from deforestation.
Toxic Foam Chokes Brazil River: Pictures
Environment  (tags: Toxic, Foam, Chokes, Brazil, River, pollution )

- 1169 days ago -
This gallery is part of a special news series on the global water crisis. Toxic foam chokes Brazil's most polluted waterway, the Tietê River, on September 4 in the town of Pirapora do Bom Jesus (map). The foam is caused mostly by untreated household
Veracel Destroys Rainforests and Arable Land in Favour of Cheap Paper ACTION
Environment  (tags: rainforest, environment, ecosystems, protection, Brazil )

- 1219 days ago -
The expansion of the Veracel company in Brazil continues. Forests, fields, farmers and indigenous people have to make way for eucalyptus monocultures. Like a huge army, the trees are lined up in an orderly fashion and are harvested by machine to produce

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