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Brazil Environmental Activists

Brazilian President Vetoes Parts Of Controversial Rainforest Law

AP | By BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 05.25.2012 | World

SAO PAULO -- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff used a line-item veto Friday to send back parts of a congressional bill that loosened the nation's ben...

Brazil Dispatches Elite Police Force To Protect Environmental Activists

AP | Posted 08.09.2011 | Green

SAO PAULO -- An elite police force arrived in northern Brazil on Wednesday to help local law enforcement combat violence aimed at anti-logging and lan...

Brazil Protects Environmental Activists As Murders Increase

AP | By JULIANA BARBASSA | Posted 07.31.2011 | Green

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil's government will protect rural activists and increase policing in its Amazon rain forest in an effort to stem deadly dispute...