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Brazilian Amazon

In The Amazon, This River Is The Next Big Thing In Frontier Expansion

Agência Pública | Carlos Juliano Barros | Posted 03.20.2014 | World

Hydroelectric plants, agrobusiness and mining: in the game of development, these are the leading threats to the Tapajós, one of the most pristine riv...

Amazon Rainforest Loss At Lowest In 23 Years, Brazil Says

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2012 | Green

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon region fell to its lowest in 23 years in the year through July, the government said Monday, attr...

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...