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Rainforest Alliance to Support New Study in Brazilian Amazon
New Rainforest Alliance to Support New Study in Brazilian Amazon Carla Morsello, PhD Awarded 2003-2005 Kleinhans Fellowship to Study Amazon Communities Trade with Corporations August 12, 2003 Kleinhans ... her to examine the commercialization of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) in the Brazilian Amazon and potential consequences for local indigenous communities and forest conservation. For the past ...
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Janet Smith visits a determined indigenous woman fighting for the rights of women and of her people in the Brazilian Amazon. | April 1999 | New Internationalist
Brazilian Amazon. | April 1999 | New Internationalist Janet Smith visits a determined indigenous woman fighting for the rights of women and of her people in the Brazilian Amazon. | New ... During the Sixth General Assembly of COIAB (Co-ordination of Indigenous Organizations of the Brazilian Amazon) in May 1998, she and her fellow female delegates insisted indigenous women's ...
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Causes and Consequences of Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon
Causes and Consequences of Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon Smoke from agricultural burning covers a typical pioneer town in western Amazon during the dry season. In Rondônia, Brazil, ... crops could be planted. What are the major factors promoting deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon? Road development, initial soil conditions, and the distance of farms from markets can ...
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ENN: Brazil Government Announces 31 Percent Drop in Amazon Destruction
Amazon Destruction RELATED ARTICLES Amazon Deforestation Lowest Since 1991 Greenpeace Buys Tons of Illegally Cut Brazilian Wood, Delivers it to Police Environmental Group Says Record Rain Forest Destruction under Brazil's Silva Brazilian ... area's biodiversity and contributes to global warming. Burning in the Brazilian Amazon releases about 370 million tons of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere ...
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Amazon Conservation Team: ACT Update July 2007
(UNIFAP), the Public Ministry of Amapa, the Firefigher Corps of Amapa, the Brazilian Indigenous Affairs Agency (FUNAI), the Brazilian NGO Kanindé, the Amapá Parkguard Association, International Ranger Federation, ACT Suriname ... is more and more on the front lines of the struggle to preserve the Brazilian Amazon and its indigenous cultures as it is pressured by the advance of uncontrolled development ...
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Amazon Conservation Team: ACT Newsletter September 2003
Reserve in the southeast Brazilian Amazon. The Xingu is home to 14 very traditional tribes and represents the largest tract of forest (7 million acres!) in the southeast Amazon. Our special thanks to ... ethnobotanist who will be working at ACT Headquarters as the Director of Development The Amazon Conservation Team THE AMAZON CONSERVATION TEAM 4211 N. Fairfax Dr., Arlington VA 22203 | Tel: (703) 522- ...
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Leslie Taylor's Amazon Journey
Amazon Rainforest extensively and see a part of the Amazon that the tourist never sees. Come join me now and see the pictures from a trip to the Brazilian Amazon ... particular trip took me first to a region in the Northwestern Amazon near Altamira, (in the State of Para) Brazil where I ... Chico Mendez Extractive Reserve in Rio Branco in the Southern Amazon. If you are interested to learn more about me and ...
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(7/6/97) Amazon Tribe Fighting Off Gold Miners
Caju in the northern Brazilian Amazon, where the Macuxi indigenous peoples are fighting off illegal gold miners. One hundred Macuxi, including ... gold-mining towns that federal authorities have not resolved. In the far south of the Brazilian Amazon, in the state of Mato Grosso, the Nambikwara peoples face similar problems caused by invasions ...
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WWF - Problems in the Amazon
Real, the Brazilian currency. When the real devaluated, the price of beef in real approximately doubled, creating a ... Brazilian Amazon rainforest, are examples of this situation. But global demand is not limited to cattle and soy. To satisfy its industrial needs, China is involved in mining projects in the eastern Amazon ...
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WWF - Amazon deforestation
Some deforestation, when carried out in private properties, can be legal. According to the Brazilian Forestry Code (a federal law), 20% of rainforest in each property can be cleared ... Human Society 3Barreto et al. 2005. Human Pressure in the Brazilian Amazon. IMAZON. 4Laurance et al. 2000. Forest loss and fragmentation in the Amazon: implications for wildlife conservation. Oryx, 34 (1), pp. 39 ...
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