Outside the hustle and bustle of Brazil’s tourist hotspot, Rio de Janeiro, over 130 000 people call the sprawling Maré favela of Rio home.Read more
In September, the Earth Journalism Network announced the re-launch of its
The recent fires in the Amazon have put deforestation in the headlines, with stories highlighting the important role the rainforests play in storing climate-changing greenhouse gases and the need for better policies to protect them.
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is the premier international environmental donor, providing nearly $18 billion in grants and mobilizing an additional $93 billion in co-financing for environmental projects in 170 countries since it was set up at the Earth Summit in 1992.
“Latin America is perhaps the best example of economic growth together with carbon emissions reduction,” says Christiana Figueres, former executive-secretary of the UN´s Climate Change Convention, summarizing the region’s leadership in attempting to halt global warming.
Vulnerable and under-represented populations—in particular women, youth, and indigenous communities—often face a serious information gap when it comes to solutions-based information on how to adapt to climate change’s impacts.
Air pollution is one of most acute health problems of our times.
Brazil goes 100% Digital
A new study released by InfoAmazonia takes an in-depth look at the allocation of resources to combat deforestation by the Brazilian government between 2007 and 2014.
In 2007, I was an environmental politics correspondent based in Brasilia, Brazil. Most of my stories that year demonstrated the dramatic links between global warming and the local political action to halt deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.