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Violence in Brazil’s Amazon are also crimes against humanity, lawyers tell international court

Three organizations, including Greenpeace Brazil, filed a case with the International Criminal Court (ICC) pressing for the investigation into a network of politicians, law enforcement and business executives they suspect are responsible for systematic attacks against land defenders.

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Brazil’s environment minister Marina Silva hopes to reverse Bolsonaro’s legacy

Brazil’s environment minister, Marina Silva, said the country’s new government faces a two-track project: One to “regain lost time” and the other to “advance the climate agenda further.”
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Has the Amazon reached its ‘tipping point’?
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Has the Amazon reached its ‘tipping point’?

Some Brazilian scientists fear that the Amazon may become a grassy savanna — with profound effects on the climate worldwide.
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'Brazil is back': Lula takes over with plans to end deforestation and become a green superpower

Brazil's new President has been sworn in and is making good on his vow to end deforestation in the Amazon.
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Andre Pagliarini: Can Lula save the Amazon? His record shows he might just pull it off

Lula must deliver on the immense promise represented by his third term in office. Brazil’s standing on the world stage and the continued vitality of Brazilian democracy might just depend on it.

Bolsonaro contests Brazil election

Bolsonaro contests Brazil election, demands votes be anulled

More than three weeks after losing a reelection bid, President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday blamed a software bug and demanded the electoral authority annul votes cast on most of Brazil’s nation’s electronic voting machines, though independent experts say the bug doesn't affect the reliability of results.