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Manaus, the Amazon’s Metropolis

Located in the biggest rainforest of the planet, the Amazon, Manaus is situated aside Rio Negro, in a region that concentrates 20% of the freshwater backups of the world, a genetic bank of priceless value and big deposits of ores, … Continue reading

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Native Brazilians to send protest against Belo Monte’s dam

Brazilian native leaders are going to deliver tomorrow to the President Dilma Rousseff a document with over 500.000 signatures against the construction of the hydroelectric dam of Belo Monte, in the Amazonia, reports Luana Lourenço, from Agência Brasil. “I came … Continue reading

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Social economy could keep 3m jobs, says Brazil

The National Secretary of Social Economy (Senaes) esteems that 3 millions of Brazilians should work, during this year, in co-ops or professional associations that manage their own business, accordingn to a notice published today by the Agencia Brasil. The evaluation … Continue reading

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Brazilian environmental authorities OKs Belo Monte’s dam

The Brazilian Institute of the Environment and of the Renewable Natural Resources (Ibama) granted today (26) authorization for the beginning of the construction of the Belo Monte’s dam, in Rio Xingu, State of Pará, in the Amazon rainforest. The acting … Continue reading

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