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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.

01/03/2009 at 07:00h

Spectacled bear is threatened with extinction

A rare animal that lives on the Peruvian side of the Amazon has become an easy target for hunters. Breeding in captivity, in the São Carlos zoo, may be the only hope for survival of the species.

15/02/2009 at 07:00h

Rio and Dubai to switch off their lights

Rio de Janeiro and five Arab cities are going to participate in a global event, called the Earth Hour, for the environment. They are going to turn their lights out for one hour on March 28th.

29/10/2008 at 14:39h

Brasília hosts Global Environment Conference

20/08/2008 at 10:31h

Arabs and South Americans discuss environment

Representatives of both regions meet in Recife, starting today, to discuss desertification, the semiarid and water resources. The meeting is preparatory for a ministerial meeting on the matter.

29/07/2008 at 15:24h

Deforestation in the Amazon decreases 20%, says Institute

22/06/2008 at 07:00h

Public forests cover 25% of Brazilian territory

Brazil has 211 million hectares of public forests. Most of them are located in the North of the country.

18/06/2008 at 14:19h

Desertification threatens 40% of fertile lands worldwide