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Amazon Deforestation May Be The Cause Of Brazil Drought

AP | BRAD BROOKS and ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON | Posted 02.04.2015 | Green

SAO PAULO (AP) — Vera Lucia de Oliveira looks to the sky, hoping for any sign of rain. For weeks, the taps in her home have run dry a...

Brazil To Evict Illegal Settlers On Awá Tribal Land

Posted 01.23.2014 | World

The New Year has brought some good tidings for the Awá people of Brazil. It has been over 10 years since Brazil's government formally demarcated A...

LOOK: Extremely Rare Footage Of Elusive Amazonian Tribe

AP | Posted 10.14.2013 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO — A newly released video captures the first fleeting images of an indigenous tribe living in Brazil's Amazon jungle that is thoug...

British Couple Rescued After Motor Home Fell Into Amazonian Ravine

AP | By STAN LEHMAN | Posted 11.22.2011 | Travel

SAO PAULO -- A British couple were rescued unhurt Wednesday, one day after their motor home fell into a ravine in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, official...

PHOTOS: 'Beginning Of The End' For The Amazon

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.29.2011 | Green

From Cristina Goettsch Mittermeier: It is a bitter loss. The wild river that along its lengthy journey gives life to so much and so many will be t...

Brazil: Amazon Deforestation Drops To Slowest Pace In 22 Years

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil's government says deforestation in the Amazon rain forest has dropped to its slowest pace in 22 years. Environment Mi...

James Cameron Joins Brazil's Amazon Dam Protest, Calls It A Real-Life 'Avatar'

AP | MARCO SIBAJA and BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BRASILIA, Brazil — Director James Cameron said Monday that a real-life "Avatar" battle is playing out in Brazil's Amazon rain forest, where indi...