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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 )

Cal
- 431 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
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 )

Cal
- 569 days ago - news.mongabay.com
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 )

Nancy
- 848 days ago - amazonwatch.org
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 )

Nancy
- 857 days ago - avaaz.org
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 )

Cal
- 914 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
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 )

Nancy
- 954 days ago - us.greenpeace.org
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 )

Lindsey
- 954 days ago - secure3.convio.net
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 )

Ge
- 1011 days ago - wwf.org.uk
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 )

Lindsey
- 1018 days ago - support.worldwildlife.org
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 )

Cal
- 1018 days ago - support.worldwildlife.org
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 )

Agnes
- 1041 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
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 )

Nancy
- 1092 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
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
TAKE ACTION, World to Dilma: Save the Amazon
Environment  (tags: TAKE ACTION, PETITIONconservation, destruction, Amazon, Brazil, rainforests, protection )

Beatrice
- 1112 days ago - avaaz.org
The Amazon is in serious danger: Brazil is on the verge of gutting its forest protection laws -- unless we act now, vast tracts of our planet's lungs could be opened up to clear-cutting devastation.79% of Brazilians support a veto of the forest law change
BRAZIL: Rainforest Defenders Marked for Death
Environment  (tags: environmentalactivists, safety, violence, Brazil, world, protection, humans, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, nature, politics, protection )

Cal
- 1116 days ago - ipsnews.net
Raimundo Francisco Belmiro dos Santos, a defender of the Amazon jungle, has requested urgent protection from the authorities in Brazil after reporting that a number of hired gunmen are looking for him, because landowners in the northern state of Pará have
Vietnam Era Weapon Being Used to Clear the Amazon : TreeHugger
Environment  (tags: rainforest, brazil, agent orange, wildlife, destruction, habitat, environment )

Judith
- 1172 days ago - treehugger.com
Agent Orange is one of the most devastating weapons of modern warfare, a chemical which killed or injured an estimated 400.000 people during the Vietnam War-- and now it´s being used against the Amazon rainforest. according to officials, ranchers in
 

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