Governments face pressure to reopen factories, shops, travel and public activities
19 Apr 2020 12:42 PM
Brazil's Bolsonaro says 'worst is yet to come' on oil spill.
04 Nov 2019 10:41 AM
Brazil highways drive Amazon development and destruction.
09 Oct 2019 3:27 PM
The Amazon is considered particularly important for its absorption of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
12 Sep 2019 2:05 PM
The summit took place in wake of an international outcry over raging fires that have devastated swaths of Amazon in Brazil and Bolivia.
07 Sep 2019 12:02 PM
Danilo was soon rushed to the hospital but despite best efforts from the doctors, he passed away.
05 Sep 2019 6:08 PM
This year's total is the highest since 2010 when 132,106 fires were detected across the country.
31 Aug 2019 3:05 PM
On Wednesday, Bolsonaro said Germany and France had tried to 'buy' Brazil's sovereignty.
29 Aug 2019 12:00 PM
Eight out of nine Amazon states have seen an increase, with the largest state of Amazonas seeing a 146 per cent rise.
26 Aug 2019 9:27 AM
Merkel noted that Bolsonaro is putting 'significant forces' into the effort to save the rainforest.
26 Aug 2019 8:43 AM
For farmland, or for prairies, brush and weeds alike are heaped together, waiting for the dry season.
24 Aug 2019 2:29 PM
‘These countries that send money, they don’t send it out of charity. They send it with aim of interfering with our sovereignty,’ Jair said.
23 Aug 2019 4:31 PM
Macron tweeted earlier Thursday that fires burning in the Amazon amount to an international crisis.
23 Aug 2019 12:48 PM
The hijacker reportedly freed several people during the siege as police began negotiations with him.
20 Aug 2019 8:19 PM
The Amazon is vital to the exchange of oxygen for carbon dioxide in the atmosphere – a check on global warming.
10 Aug 2019 8:38 AM
Former Brazil player Edmilson said that after Barcelona star Lionel Messi will retire, Neymar can take the place of the Argentine player.
03 Aug 2019 3:48 PM
Most of the dead died in the fire, they said, while two guards were taken hostage, but later released.
30 Jul 2019 9:20 AM
A twitter user claimed that the incident took place during a sermon in Brazil after the priest said that fat women cannot go to heaven.
23 Jul 2019 6:52 PM
This would be Jaishankar's first engagement with the BRICS foreign ministers since assuming office in May.
18 Jul 2019 1:41 PM
Acts of racism, and now acts of 'homotransphobia' in Brazil face one to three years in prison or a fine.
14 Jun 2019 12:10 PM