Protecting the rainforest and developing local economies don’t have to be mutually exclusive, a local entrepreneur says.
Seven sustainable companies making it work in the Amazon.
The region’s cities face dire poverty and unemployment.
The pirarucu could be a global sensation, producers say. But politics, poor logistics and other challenges stand in the way.
Brazil and other countries could one day become “green superpowers.” But first they’ll need to stop deforestation, and make it easier to do business too.
Brasil y otros países podrían algún día convertirse en “superpoderes verdes”. Pero tendrán que detener la deforestación, y facilitar el ambiente para hacer negocios también.
O Brasil e outros países podem se tornar “superpotências verdes”. Mas para isso é preciso parar de desmatar, e também tornar mais fácil o ambiente de negócios.
Um peixe de 200 quilos muito feio — mas delicioso — vira símbolo do desenvolvimento sustentável na Amazônia
O pirarucu tem potencial de se tornar uma sensação global, dizem os produtores. Mas problemas políticos, logística deficiente e outros desafios atrapalham.
All eyes are on Brazil this week as more than 130 world leaders and some 50,000 activists, civil society representatives and business leaders are attending the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, known as Rio+20, in Rio de Janeiro. The conference marks 20 years since the Earth Summit in 1992 concluded, when leaders—optimistic about a post-Cold … Read more
Latin America’s vast geography contains great wealth as well as endless cultural, linguistic and historical diversity. While Latin American countries may face common challenges, finding solutions to these problems is a process as varied as the region itself. It will be imperative for the next U.S. President-elect to understand this fact and respond accordingly. Challenges … Read more