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New Snapper Species Discovered in Brazil

New Snapper Species Discovered in Brazil New Snapper Species Discovered in Brazil mongabay.com March 9, 2007 A new species of snapper was discovered off the coast of Brazil. The popular…

Amazon deforestation rate plunges 41 percent

Amazon deforestation rate plunges 41 percent Amazon deforestation rate plunges 41 percent mongabay.com October 26, 2006 Today the Brazilian government announced a sharp drop in Amazon deforestation. Forest loss for…

Privatize the Amazon rainforest says UK minister

Privatize the Amazon rainforest says UK minister Privatize the Amazon rainforest says UK minister mongabay.com October 1, 2006 [update] At a summit this week in Mexico, David Miliband, Britain's Environment…

46 arrested for illegal Amazon logging

46 arrested for illegal Amazon logging 46 arrested for illegal Amazon logging mongabay.com August 11, 2006 The Associated Press reports that 46 people, including 16 agents of the federal environmental…