Review: Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil – The.

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And it looks even better in my hands while I dream about a visit to regions of Brazil I had scarcely heard of before being provided with a review copy of the first volume of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil.* The conservation need is urgent: great attention has rightly been paid to Brazil’s Amazonian rainforest but not enough resources have gone to the Pantanal and the Cerrado, of which only 4% and 5%, respectively, are protected.

Brazil Bans Catching Catfish to Save Pink River Dolphins


Brazil is in the process of temporarily banning the catch of catfish, in order to save the Pink River dolphins. According to the Fishing and Aquaculture Ministry, the flesh of Read More The post Brazil Bans Catching Catfish to Save Pink River Dolphins appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Sao Paulo, Brazil Bans Animal Testing With Hefty Fines


The state of Sao Paulo in Brazil is now taking a serious stance against animal cruelty with their new law against animal testing. The state has officially adopted a ban Read More The post Sao Paulo, Brazil Bans Animal Testing With Hefty Fines appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Brazil’s 12th man.

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“This sad Brazilian fan was shown crying. But no ones published this beautiful picture of him handing the trophy to a German fan. He was quoted as saying “Take it to the final! As you can see, it is not easy, but you deserve it, congratulations” “For anyone who wants to know, the guy is […]. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Popular Lately WAYLON: Classic Queue

Most Wanted Birds in Brazil

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home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Birds / Most Wanted Birds in Brazil Most Wanted Birds in Brazil By Corey • March 12, 2011 • 5 comments Tweet Share Brazil is an amazing country loaded with a huge number of species of bird that birders the world over desperately want to experience. To see this bird in all its glory in the environs of Brazil would be my bird dream.

Don't Forget the Birds of Brazil Giveaway

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home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Asides / Don’t Forget the Birds of Brazil Giveaway Don’t Forget the Birds of Brazil Giveaway By Corey • March 7, 2011 • No comments yet Tweet Share You only have until Thursday to enter the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil giveaway.

A Third Environmental Activist Shot and Killed in Brazil


Adelino Ramos , a rural activist protecting the dwindling land of the Amazon, was murdered this Friday in Porto Velho, the capital of Rondonia, Brazil.

Winner of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil Giveaway

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home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / competitions / Winner of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil Giveaway Winner of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil Giveaway By Corey • March 12, 2011 • No comments yet Tweet Share There were many excellent entries in the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil: The Pantanal & Cerrado of Central Brazil giveaway.

Gisele Bündchen Plants Trees with Children in Brazil


Earlier this week Mrs. Tom Brady, Gisele Bündchen, took off her runway heels to plant trees in Sao Paolo, Brazil with a group of children. Bündchen, 31, went back to her home country to celebrate the launch of ‘Gisele and the Green Team’on Cartoon Network Brazil.In addition, the model attended an event at the Center [.]. Causes Environment gisele bundchen tom brady

7 eco-eateries in São Paulo

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| Greening, Brazilian Style | Here in São Paulo, Brazil—Latin America’s largest megacity (nearly 22 million inhabitants in the greater metro)—the local Paulistanos have an appetite for organic, local and sustainably produced food.

World Cup Winner to Pay for 23 Needy Kids’ Surgeries in Brazil


Mesut Özil might have helped his German team knock Brazil out of the World Cup, beating them in a 7-1 match, but off the field he is showing the country nothing but love. Read More The post World Cup Winner to Pay for 23 Needy Kids’ Surgeries in Brazil appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes News People Sports Top News Mesut Özil

They’ve Got an Awful Lot of Birds in Brazil.

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Way down among the Brazillians, Coffee beans grow by the billions, So they’ve got to find those extra cups to fill, They’ve got an awful lot of coffee in Brazil.… The Coffee Song lyrics ran like an earworm through my head as I prepared for my September trip to Brazil.

Brazil’s Easy Taxi App Heads to Egypt and Morocco

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Experimental taxi apps are in the works to ease the problem, but Brazil’s Easy Taxi heading our way is already well-established.

Planting Seeds of Hope: 3 ways to be an Eco-Olympian.

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Animal Rights Blog Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Green Right Livelihood animal rights brazil climate change Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) earth friendly environment green living olympics seeds of hope sustainable businessWe exist in a world of extremes.

Endemic Birds of Brazil

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My wife and I spent two weeks in Brazil birding the Atlantic Forest and The Pantanal. Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world and also has the fifth place in the countries with the highest population to feed. Destinations Brazil endemics three-toed Jacamar

TripAdvisor’s Green Leaders now in Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, Caribbean

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Argentina Auckland Australia Belize Brazil Canada Caribbean Central America Chile Costa Rica Ecuador Green Travel News Guatemala Mexico New Zealand North America Peru South America The Americas Uruguay Venezuela TripAdvisor GreenLeaders world's largest green hotel program| Green Travel News | Two years after the initial launch of TripAdvisor’s GreenLeaders program, it’s now gone under into Australia and New Zealand, reports Green Lodging News.

Banco Palmas, Brazil

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A local bank with a local currency by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In 1998, residents from the impoverished Palmeira neighborhood of Fortaleza, Brazil, decided to take their economic future into their own hands.

Red-legged Seriema

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Fast forward 8 years and I found myself in Brazil. Red-legged Seriema, Cariama cristata , can be seen in Brazil and Uruguay and overlap with the Black-legged Seriema in Northern Argentina and Paraguay. Birding Brazil Red-legged Seriema REGUA Rio de Janiero

Harley-Davidson a New Partner in Conservation

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As part of this initiative, Harley-Davidson is supporting The Nature Conservancy’s work in the Atlantic Rainforest of Brazil by helping to plant 110,000 trees through the Plant a Billion Trees Campaign. What do conservationists look like? Do they wear fleece jackets? Or hiking boots?

Brazil to turn 2014 World Cup green by using solar energy


PV Powers the World Cup in Brazil. PV Powers the World Cup in Brazil. PV Powers the World Cup in Brazil. Abdul Vahid V: Roofing of sports arenas is an ideal place to implant solar cells to produce large amount of power.

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Nature Cooperating & Laguna’s Bottlenose Dolphins

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From Paris: Government Leaders Emphasize Protecting Nature

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The Nature Conservancy was pleased to convene and moderate a panel discussion with leaders from key tropical forest countries – Brazil, Indonesia and Mexico – where we have been working with partners for years to create a greener development approach. Mark R.

Brazil faces the worst drought in 80 years

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" Brazil is a country with 12 percent of the world’s fresh water supply and just 3 percent of its population, but it is at risk of running dry. Brazil is currently in the midst of the worst drought it has seen in eighty years, and there’s no sign of it letting up.

Eight Ways to Ensure Biodiversity on Earth: Insights from the U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity.

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Brazil To Close Dump To Capture Emissions

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Now the country of Brazil will be closing one of their major dumps as well, the Jardim Gramacho. Brazil has estimated that $232 million in fifteen years will be earned via biogas generation and carbon credits due to the captured emissions from Jardim Gramacho.

The Forgotten Climate Solution

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and Brazil, where we are also exploring new business models that can be scaled up in the land sector. In another example, in Brazil’s state of Pará the Conservancy is helping the state government meets its goal of spurring economic growth with net zero deforestation by 2020.

Are We Undervaluing Nature’s Role in the World’s Growth Story?

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A farm in a portion of the remaining dense Amazon rainforest at São Félix do Xingu, Brazil. Like most fathers of teenage children, I am often accused of being out of touch.

One Billion Trees: Expanding Global Forest Conservation

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In 2008, The Nature Conservancy launched the Plant a Billion Tree program in Brazil to address the urgent issue of deforestation in the Atlantic Forest — a forest that is a mere shadow of what it once was, with 90 percent of its original cover gone from the Earth.

Birding Brazil Blog

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Now he’s moved to Brazil , which means we get to vicariously explore the avifauna of another bird-rich country. Derek Kverno has already created epic blog travelogues of his stints in Ecuador and Tanzania. Awesome! Asides

Protecting the Hyacinth Macaw and the Cerrado

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The three major strongholds of the Hyacinth Macaw are Pantanal region encompassing parts of Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay, the Cerrado in interior, and Brazil’s eastern Amazon Basin region. Birds brazil Conservation macaws parrotsWho doesn’t love a macaw?

A Successful Organic Farming Movement in Brazil.

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Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Food Green WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Food Featured Today Z ADMIN Green Featured Today agro-ecology brazil cooperative farms food security global organic farmingCould this movement be a model for other Latin American countries?

Parrots: Brazil’s Colorful Avian Clowns

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Second, they occupy an astonishing variety of habitats from temperate Araucaria forests in Chile to alpine scree in New Zealand to seasonally flooded rainforests in Brazil to rocky sea cliffs in Australia. Brazil, in particular, is the country with the largest number of parrot species in the world with approximately 84 species. No other region in Brazil has so many parrots as the Amazon. The Atlantic Rainforest of Brazil is a major hotspot for endemism.

Nature’s Climate Solutions

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Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges facing our planet today.

Finding Your ‘Perfect Match’ is Not What You Expected. {Video}

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Brazil’s Wind Power Push

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Brazil, currently Latin America’s leading country in terms of renewable energy is expected to install 31.6GW of wind power by 2025, according to a recent study by HIS Emerging Energy Research. GE has previously announced plans to invest US$500m in its operations in Brazil, including US$200m to develop its wind turbine, aero-derivative product activities and oil & gas activities. Wind Power News brazil wind power

Brazil’s Pantanal: A Birding Spectacle

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The Pantanal is a vast, seasonally flooded wetland — the largest in the world — in the southwest corner of the state of Mato Grosso in Brazil. It is also perhaps the best place in Brazil to see White-fronted Woodpecker , a specialty more typical of the Chaco of Paraguay and Argentina which occurs in small numbers at Pousada Piuval.

For Earth Week: Three Transformative Ideas to Save the Planet

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The company joined forces with the Nature Conservancy and other organizations to develop monitoring systems and incentives for farmers who comply with Brazil’s environmental regulations. This piece originally appeared in the Milken Institute’s “ The Power of Ideas 2015 : A Collection of Insights to Transform the Future.” Milken recently published the anthology — which contains remarks from 18 thought leaders — in advance of next week’s 18th annual Milken Institute Global Conference.

UN agency head highlights Brazil’s role in promoting family farming and transforming rural communities

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Rome, 18 July 2016 – Brazil has a lot to teach the world about the importance of family farmers, said the President of the United Nation’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Kanayo F. In Brazil, they produce up to 70 per cent of the country’s staple food. The world has a lot to learn from how Brazil has supported family farmers, giving them the tools they need to succeed.” Last April, IFAD approved a new country strategy for Brazil.

Gisele Bündchen Plants the First of 50,000 Trees in Brazil


The model participates in World Environment Day by planting the first of 50,000 tress in Rio de Janeiro. Read More. Causes Environment News Top News gisele bundchen

Magical Canastra: A Piece of Brazil’s Forgotten Grasslands

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However, even within Brazil, very few people are aware of Brazil’s Cerrado: a biome of expansive grasslands dotted with termite mounds, lightly wooded savannas, and ribbons of gallery forest along permanent sources of water. After guiding at Cristalino Lodge, I had the good fortune to travel throughout southeast Brazil with Dalcio Dacol. Many people have heard of the immense Amazon Rainforest with its astonishing biodiversity.