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By Fabiano Maisonnave, Associated Press
Brazil's incoming president has promised to eliminate all deforestation by 2030, which would be a complete change of course for Brazil compared to the last four years. But the parts of Amazon region, with its legacy of rubber tappers, have…
By Fabiano Maisonnave, Tatiana Pollastri, Eraldo Peres, Associated Press
The fate of the rapidly disappearing Amazon rainforest is in new hands after Brazil's latest election. President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva made fighting the climate crisis and protecting the Amazon a cornerstone of his campaign. Michael Mann, director of…
In Brazil, President Jair Bolsonaro spoke publicly Tuesday for the first time since his reelection defeat. Former two-term President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva claimed victory in the close race. Bolsonaro did not concede the election and did not call…
By Jane Ferguson, Shoshana Dubnow
Brazil will have a new president come January and he knows the job well. Former two-term President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva beat incumbent Jair Bolsonaro by two million votes in Sunday's closely-watched runoff election. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson reports…
By Jane Ferguson, Charles Lyons
By Jane Ferguson, Dan Sagalyn, Teresa Cebrian Aranda, Charles Lyons
This weekend, millions of Brazilians will go to the polls to vote in the final round of a hugely consequential presidential election. Special Correspondent Jane Ferguson takes us inside the Amazon to explore how this election could impact Indigenous people…
By Débora Álvares, Associated Press
Phillips was shot in the chest and Pereira was shot in the head and the abdomen, police said in a statement. It said the autopsy indicated the use of a “firearm with typical hunting ammunition.”…
Federal police say that some of the human remains found deep in Brazil's Amazon have been identified as belonging to British journalist Dom Phillips.
By Stephanie Sy, Zeba Warsi, Teresa Cebrian Aranda
The desperate search for an Indigenous rights advocate and renowned journalist in a remote area of the Amazon in Brazil has apparently come to a grim conclusion. Bruno Pereira and Dom Phillips disappeared 10 days ago, and now there are…
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro and Environment Minister Joaquim Leite both knew the Amazon region’s annual deforestation rate had surged before the U.N. climate talks in Glasgow, but kept results quiet to avoid hampering negotiations, according to three Cabinet ministers who…
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