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Brazilian researchers announce promising new dengue vaccine amidst Latin American outbreak

Brazilian researchers announce promising new dengue vaccine amidst Latin American outbreak

A public research institute in Brazil has developed a promising single-dose vaccine offering strong protection against dengue, a timely discovery given the current severe outbreak across Latin America.

Stephanie Nolen reports for The New York Times.

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Climate change challenges Brazil's beef industry

Climate change challenges Brazil's beef industry

Brazil's beef industry faces a potential 25% reduction in production by 2050 if it fails to adapt to stringent climate policies and forest conservation efforts.

Maxwell Radwin reports for Mongabay.

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Brazilian special forces fight back against Amazon deforestation.

Brazilian special forces fight back against Amazon deforestation.

In Brazil's Amazon, a small, specialized unit takes bold steps to protect Indigenous lands from illegal miners.

Jon Lee Anderson reports for The New Yorker.

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Brazil's oil ambitions conflict with environmental promises

Brazil's oil ambitions conflict with environmental promises

In a striking contrast to its environmental pledges, Brazil is ramping up oil production, potentially becoming a top global producer.

Max Bearak reports for The New York Times.

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Pension funds' role in Brazil's farmland controversy

Pension funds' role in Brazil's farmland controversy

Global pension funds are implicated in the deforestation of Brazil's Cerrado, impacting local communities and climate goals.

Sarah Sax and Maurício Angelo report for Grist.

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Dengue fever surges in Brazil, signals health risk for the Americas

In a significant health concern, Brazil faces a severe dengue fever outbreak, with the disease poised to spread throughout the Americas.

Stephanie Nolen reports for The New York Times.

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Optimism dries up in Amazon as Lula drifts from climate priorities

Brazil’s president inspired hope a year ago but approval of a new highway shows he remains a concrete-and-oil state builder.

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