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Brazilian School Districts Make Historic Switch to 100 Percent Plant-Based Meals
Environment  (tags: school districts, brazil, plant-based, animal welfare, vegetables, climate-change )

Barb
- 79 days ago - nationofchange.org
With the mission of reducing the cities' environmental footprint (especially water consumption), Brazil's goal is to aid local produce farmers and foster humane and healthy eating habits for students.
Coca-Cola and Nestle Seek to Privatize Worlds Second Largest Aquifer
Environment  (tags: privatization of water, Guarani Aquifer, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina, Coca Cola, Nestle, water is life )

Sheryl
- 101 days ago - inhabitat.com
Named for the indigenous Guarani people, the worlds second largest aquifer lies beneath parts of Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Argentina and it may soon fall under private corporate control.
Petition: Tell Burger King to Stop Destroying Rainforests!
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, rainforests, brazil, burger king, climate change, trees, nature, endangered, conservation, environment, wildlife )

Mary
- 228 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Although Burger King has recently been linked to the continued destruction of over 1.7 MILLION acres of tropical forests in South America, the company still has NO plans to eliminate deforestation from its supply chain! Demand BK do better!
Forcechange,Fast Food Giant Must End Its Role in Deforestation
Environment  (tags: Brazil, fast food, deforestation, habitatdestruction, conservation, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Ruth
- 395 days ago - forcechange.com
To CEO of Burger King,Tell them to end dealings with companies that contribute to deforestation .They have a major role in destroying Brazils fragile Savannas & watersheds & their diverse & endangered plants & endangered species.Demand sustainability
Amazon Deforestation Rises as Government Moves to Weaken Indigenous Protections
Environment  (tags: Brazil, Amazon, deforestation, public policy, indigenous rights, Indigenous rights and justice, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, animals, world, wildlife, protection )

AWAY AWHI
- 506 days ago - truth-out.org
The move to strip the country's National Indigenous Foundation (Funai) of its power on Indigenous land matters comes after the country saw a 30% rise in deforestation of tropical rainforests.
SIGN PLEASE! Stop the Deforestation of the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Brazil, Amazon, indigenous rights, wildlife, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, habitat, habitatdestruction, politics )

AWAY AWHI
- 853 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Some estimates even say that we are losing 137 plant species every single day due to deforestation, species that could potentially be the cure for many of the terrible diseases we are unfortunately forced to confront.
Victory on the Xingu: Belo Monte Denied Operational License - TAKE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: Brazil, Belo Monte, Xingu, Alta Mira, IBAMA, Mega-Project, Belo Monte blocked, ecological disaster, Amazon Watch, petition )

Judy
- 999 days ago - amazonwatch.org
Yesterday's decision by IBAMA effectively paralyzes the mega-project as a result of its egregious legal violations, while sparing the region and the city of Altamira devastating flooding, at least for now. Please sign to keep up the block!
Decade Of Drought A Global Tour Of Seven Recent Water Crises
Environment  (tags: drought, global water crisis, Mesopotamian, California, Brazil, China, Spain, Australia, India, climate change, climate disruption, water managers, governments, businesses )

Sheryl
- 1092 days ago - theguardian.com
Larger populations and growing economies demand more water and in some places climate change will likely reduce available water supply. Drought risk is high and growing worldwide. Businesses, govts and all water managers must make intelligent decisions.
If Not Us Then Who
Environment  (tags: short films, Tacloban, Honduras, Indonesia, Liberia, Nicaragua, Peru, Philippines, Uganda, Bonn, Brazil, Costa Rica, France )

Sheryl
- 1100 days ago - ifnotusthenwho.me
This is a series of short films about people around the world that are standing up and taking back their lives and protecting their environments. The films also show what needs to be done. Scroll to the bottom for additional short films.
Planned Mega-Port in Brazil Threatens Rich Ecological Region
Environment  (tags: planned development, Brazil, environment, activism, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, pollution, protection, world )

AWAY AWHI
- 1124 days ago - truth-out.org
Activists and local residents have brought legal action aimed at blocking the construction of a nearly 50 sq km port terminal in the Northeast Brazilian state of Bahia because of the huge environmental and social impacts it will have.
The Death of the Forest Is the End of Our People
Environment  (tags: forest, brazil, indegenous people, survival, business, rainforest, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, humans, nature, world )

Lone
- 1154 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Brazilian indigenous peoples are currently locked in a fight for survival: Big Business is pushing to scrap the constitutional protection of their ancestral territories and clear even more rainforest for soy monoculture, cattle, hydropower and mining.
Brazil: Stop the Frankentrees!
Environment  (tags: Brazil, frakentrees, environment, GE trees, petition )

Scooby
- 1199 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Tell the Brazilian government to reject the commercial release of GE trees. Nature is more important than the profits of a single corporation.
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 )

AWAY AWHI
- 1309 days ago - truth-out.org
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 )

AWAY AWHI
- 1320 days ago - theecologist.org
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 )

AWAY AWHI
- 1355 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
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
 

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