Brussels is in talks with Brazil's far-right nationalist president, Jair Bolsonaro, over commitments on the future of the Amazon as it seeks to persuade Emmanuel Macron and other EU leaders and parliaments to ratify the trade deal the bloc has negotiated with South America.
Las críticas a la política medioambiental y sus efectos económicos preocupan al Gobierno de Brasil, que insiste en proponer medidas controvertidas.
A new report has exposed the scale and impact of mining on indigenous reserves in Amazon countries as gold prices soared during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The question is not how to extract more raw materials from the forest, but how to empower its people.
El área quemada es equivalente a Israel. El mayor riesgo para la fauna es terminar en zonas donde arde una capa de restos vegetales en descomposición, que les quema las patas a los ciervos, jaguares y tapires.
Twenty months into Jair Bolsonaro's presidency – and a year after a devastating outbreak of Amazon fires caused global outrage – the fires are back, and many fear Brazil's leader is isteering his country towards environmental ruin.
President Jair Bolsonaro could revive Brazil's economic growth more quickly after Covid-19 by shifting to low-carbon policies that safeguard the Amazon rainforest.
Brazil's populist president shows no sign of changing his policies on the climate crisis despite a backlash at home and abroad.
Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.
Hunter-donated meat provides crucial protein to US food banks. But an EHN investigation found a lack of oversight that could result in potentially hundreds of thousands of lead-contaminated meals this year.