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Breaking News: Brazilian ship ‘Endless Sea’ stuck in the Antarctica and is spilling fuel
Posted by: prabirghose

Brasília :: Brazil | updated 2012-07-28 01:36:28 -0700 | green-news

A Brazilian ship ‘Endless Sea’ is stuck in the Antarctica and is spilling fuel and oil and is adversely affecting the environment as reported in Jakarta Post of 10th of May 2012. The ship had capsized and had sunk in...
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Source: United Press International

Brasília :: Brazil | updated 2012-06-02 09:36:37 -0700 | travel-news

Chevron and Transocean should be fined $273 million for every day they violate a suspension order in Brazil, a prosecutor in the country said. More than 2,500 barrels of oil spilled at the Frade field operated by Chevron off the...
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Source: Channel NewsAsia

Brasília :: Brazil | updated 2012-07-25 04:12:49 -0700 | sports-news

A huge oil spill off Brazil's southern coast was the result of excessive pressure used by oil giant Chevron in drilling the sea floor, according to a report by police and prosecutors published by local media Tuesday. The O Globo...
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Source: United Press International

Brasília :: Brazil | updated 2012-03-01 07:03:06 -0800 | business-news

British energy company BG Group announced it started the production phase for the Guara oil and natural gas area off the coast of Brazil. BG Group along with its partners at Petroleo Brasileiro -- Petrobras -- submitted a declaration of...
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Breaking News: CAE: deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon.
Posted by: Vicky247

Brasília :: Brazil | updated 2012-04-19 12:37:58 -0700 | green-news

"The authorities said that, thanks to the policies implemented between August 2010 and July 2011 was cut down a 11% lower than in the previous period . It is the lowest in 23 years." The figure represents a reduction of...
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Breaking News: Catholic Church in Brazil Enters the 'Forest Code' Frey
Posted by: Nathaniel Hines

Brasília :: Brazil | updated 2012-07-26 23:15:29 -0700 | green-news

A powerful coalition in a predominantly Catholic country has weighed in on the side of environmentalists. Brazil's Catholic Church joined the chorus of those opposed to a controversial 'Forest Code' revamping before the country's legislature. It has passed one of...
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Breaking News: Brazil took the first step to its controversial reform of the forestry code
Posted by: Vicky247

Brasília :: Brazil | updated 2012-04-19 12:40:08 -0700 | green-news

The massive protests of ecologists and environmentalists in recent weeks could not twist the fate of the controversial law to update the Brazilian Forest Code. The overwhelming majority of the ruling party in the House passed with 410 votes in...
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Source: Macleans

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2011-06-06 13:04:18 -0700 | travel-news

Brazil's agriculture ministry says it will begin checking food imports from Japan for elevated radiation levels. A statement posted on the ministry's website says that as of April 4, imports of Japanese food will only be allowed into the country...
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Breaking News: The Brazilian World Cup mascot needs our help
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Brasília :: Brazil | updated 2014-06-19 17:36:07 -0700 | green-news

The mascot for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil is a three-banded armadillo, which was the perfect choice, as this fascinating little critter is able to roll itself into a ball when it feels threatened. And threatened it is,...
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Source: United Press International

Brasília :: Brazil | updated 2014-07-15 06:46:17 -0700 | green-news

Russian energy company Rosneft said it signed agreements with its Brazilian counterparts to help sell natural gas locked in the Amazon forest. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Brazilian counterpart, Dilma Rousseff , led the signing ceremony for a memorandum...
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Source: Truthdig

Brasília :: Brazil | updated 2014-06-17 08:33:12 -0700 | green-news

Raoni Metuktire, head of the Kayapo indigenous group from the Xingu region, deep in the Amazon rainforest, sits in a packed lecture hall in London. With his jutting lip plate and large feather headdress, the elderly, gently-spoken tribal leader is...
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