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Enviroment

08/12/2009 at 13:44h

Wealthy countries should help Brazil

Funds from rich nations should be used for reducing pollutant gas emissions in large developing nations, such as Brazil. The statement was made by the secretary general of COP-15, Yvo de Boer.

07/12/2009 at 14:05h

Climate: time for action has come

It is time to act for the environment. The statement was made by Yvo de Boer, secretary general of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, which started on this Monday.

30/11/2009 at 18:39h

Brazil to be key player in Copenhagen, says minister

According to the Environment minister Carlos Minc, in 2009, the country had its lowest deforestation rate in 21 years, and set a voluntary target of reducing forest clearing by 39% by 2020.

12/11/2009 at 17:19h

Amazon has lowest deforestation rate since 1988

10/11/2009 at 19:00h

Oil-based economies are the theme in Copenhagen

The climate convention should help oil-dependent nations to diversify their economies. The matter is the theme of negotiations, says Brazilian ambassador Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado.

27/10/2009 at 09:33h

Lower deforestation may generate US$ 16 bn for Brazil

If mechanisms for lower carbon emissions through deforestation are inserted in a global agreement to replace Kyoto Protocol, Brazil may have revenues of up to US$ 16 billion.

14/10/2009 at 14:06h

Brazil elaborates proposal for Copenhagen

Brazilian ministers presented today their suggestions for the reductin of greenhouse gas in the country. Up to late this month, the government should present just one proposal.

29/09/2009 at 12:52h

Bangkok promotes last round of climate negotiations

Over 175 countries participate in the meeting in the Thai capital. The themes include the reduction of carbon emissions and the fight against deforestation.

30/08/2009 at 07:01h

UN launches pro-climate agreement campaign

The United Nations have launched an electronic petition to pressure the countries into establishing a treaty during the meeting on the theme due in Copenhagen, Denmark, in December.

08/06/2009 at 12:47h

Brazilian fair in the moulds of Arab events

Ambiental Expo should take place in São Paulo late this month and should emulate the environmental fairs of Algiers and Abu Dhabi. The fair shows products and services in residues and energy.

27/05/2009 at 10:08h

A Brazilian in the Arabian leopard's den

Biologist Marcelo Mazzolli went to the Dhofar mountains, in Oman, to study the animal. The conclusion, pointing to smaller numbers of the creature, will be disclosed to the scientific community.

20/03/2009 at 11:52h

Deforestation of the Amazon interferes in rain cycle

A study shows that the impact of devastation of the forest may alter the climate in Brazil and in neighbouring countries. In the last 30 years, Brazil lost 600,000 square kilometres of forest.