Robot that uses AI to pull weeds may reduce poisonous herbicide use by 70% for some crops.
A species of small holly tree that was last seen nearly two centuries ago and was feared extinct has been rediscovered pluckily clinging to life in an urban area in northeastern Brazil, scientists said Tuesday.
The geology of Brazil’s volcanic Trindade Island has fascinated scientists for years, but the discovery of rocks made from plastic debris in this remote turtle refuge is sparking alarm.
Governor of Sao Paulo declares emergency in five coastal towns as torrential rain unleashes deadly flooding and landslides.
With Lula in power “there is hope now, but our paper shows it is not enough to resolve deforestation,” said one co-author. “There is much more work to be done.”
Environmental destruction in parts of the Amazon is so complete that swathes of the rainforest have reached tipping point and might never be able to recover.
Deforestation is rising in the southeastern state of Mato Grosso, due in large part to industrial soy production
The Spix macaw, a bird that had once vanished in the wild, is now thriving in its South American homeland after a successful breeding programme
A search is underway for a British journalist and a senior staffer of Brazil’s Indigenous protection agency, FUNAI, who went missing during a boat trip on Sunday morning in a remote region of the Amazon rainforest.
U.S. oil giant ExxonMobil is seeking to drill 11 wells in a marine area near the estuary of the São Francisco River in eastern Brazil.
Hundreds of illegal goldmining dredges converge in search of metal as one activist describes it as a ‘free-for-all’
Gana Gold generated R$ 1.1 billion (US$ 200 million) in revenue using illegally-obtained environmental licenses in Brazil, equivalent to 3 tons of gold extracted.