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Tuesday, January 31st, 2017      Leave a Comment
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A government plan to spur the construction of solar energy farms in Brazil is faltering because of high costs, strict rules requiring local components and low-priced competition from Chinese suppliers, say regulators and power sector executives.
UKReuters via Reuters
2017-01-31 17:57:52
Saturday, November 12th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Spanning Brazil, Paraguay and Bolivia and home to 4,700 species, the Pantanal wetlands are under threat from deforestation and agriculture. But local people are taking on the challenge to protect this unique regionLeer este artículo en españolLeia este artigo em portuguêsInside a small aircraft, decorated with a polka-dot jaguar design, Ângelo Rabelo checks data on a small laptop computer
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2016-11-12 02:00:44
Wednesday, September 28th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BRASILIA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When George Porto joined Brazil's environment agency 13 years ago, the country didn't have access to satellite data on illegal logging -- let alone heat maps tracking deforestation patterns or gun-toting agents dedicated to stopping ecological crimes.
UKReuters via Reuters
2016-09-28 08:04:41