Tag: <span>Amazon</span>

Environment and Climate Change Minister Marina Silva and President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva smiling and embracing.

Lula looks to Marina Silva again to stanch forest loss

Since taking office on Jan. 1, left-leaning Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has moved quickly to reverse the environmental policies of his right-wing predecessor, Jair Bolsonaro. Among his […] Read More >

Great Reads Round-Up: Feb. 9-15

Homeward Brooke Jarvis. The California Sunday Magazine. February 12, 2015. When a Amazonian tribe found itself struggling against the oil interests encroaching on its land, the tribe’s leaders came up […] Read More >

Brazil Upholds Conviction In Slaying Of Activist Nun

Today in Latin America Top Story — A court in Brazil upheld the conviction of an Amazon rancher who ordered the killing of an American nun and rain forest activist […] Read More >

Climate Change Poses Challenge For Peru

In Peru, climate change is already a troubling daily reality. Peru’s arid coast depends largely on glacial run-off for its water supply, especially during the long dry season. In the […] Read More >