The Amazon is considered particularly important for its absorption of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
12 Sep 2019 2:05 PM
The PSG and Brazil forward was accused of raping Najila Trindade in a Paris hotel room in May.
11 Sep 2019 8:40 PM
The operation at Sao Paulo's Vila Nova Star hospital lasted more than five hours, the medical centre reported.
09 Sep 2019 8:52 AM
Brazil and France have clashed in recent weeks over the handling of fires in the Amazon, the world's largest rainforest.
06 Sep 2019 9:29 AM
Brazil traditionally makes the first speech at the General Assembly meeting, set for September 24.
03 Sep 2019 11:00 AM
Yashaswini Singh Deswal stunned former world champion Olena Kostevych of Ukraine to secured India's ninth Olympic quota in shooting.
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Illegal crops also reduce the rainforest, such as Colombian coca cultivation, which covers roughly 170,000 hectares, according to UN data.
01 Sep 2019 1:05 PM
This year's total is the highest since 2010 when 132,106 fires were detected across the country.
31 Aug 2019 3:05 PM
On Wednesday, Bolsonaro said Germany and France had tried to 'buy' Brazil's sovereignty.
29 Aug 2019 12:00 PM
The office for the French president declined to comment.
28 Aug 2019 2:35 PM
'First of all, Macron has to withdraw his insults. He called me a liar,' says Brazil President.
28 Aug 2019 12:52 PM
Some ambassadors were already on vacation and had to return to their posts, the sources said.
27 Aug 2019 8:37 AM
Eight out of nine Amazon states have seen an increase, with the largest state of Amazonas seeing a 146 per cent rise.
26 Aug 2019 9:27 AM
Merkel noted that Bolsonaro is putting 'significant forces' into the effort to save the rainforest.
26 Aug 2019 8:43 AM
The fires in the world's largest rainforest have sparked street protests around the planet.
24 Aug 2019 3:44 PM
‘These countries that send money, they don’t send it out of charity. They send it with aim of interfering with our sovereignty,’ Jair said.
23 Aug 2019 4:31 PM
Macron tweeted earlier Thursday that fires burning in the Amazon amount to an international crisis.
23 Aug 2019 12:48 PM
The Amazon is vital to the exchange of oxygen for carbon dioxide in the atmosphere – a check on global warming.
10 Aug 2019 8:38 AM
Neymar has denied the allegations he raped a Brazilian woman in a Paris hotel in May.
09 Aug 2019 9:58 AM
Police are looking into her possible role as an accomplice in Saturday’s failed escape attempt from Gericino prison.
06 Aug 2019 9:52 AM