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Brazil Oil Spill: Official Sees Big Fine In Chevron's Future

AP | TALES AZZONI | Posted 01.21.2012 | Green

SAO PAULO — Brazil's environmental agency said Monday it will fine Chevron nearly $28 million for a continuing oil spill off the Rio de Janeiro ...

The Importance of Being Cerrado: Brazil's Other Huge, Endangered Ecosystem

Chris McGowan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chris McGowan

The Cerrado savanna has already lost 48% of its original vegetation and is shrinking faster than the Amazon rain forest. It could disappear almost entirely within a few decades.

"A Plastic Bag Is a Pain in the Butt"

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Nothing compares to the coordinated global attack on plastic bags. Once your product is declared a pain in the butt, where do you go from there?