Showing posts with label Brazil. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Brazil. Show all posts

Wednesday, June 01, 2022

Brazilian floods, mudslides: Death toll rises to 106, 10 still missing

 

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 At least 106 people have died and 10 are still missing in Brazil, the government said on Tuesday, as heavy rains tore through urban towns in the northeastern part of the country for a sixth consecutive day.

Monday, January 31, 2022

Deadly flooding, landslides hit Brazil’s Sao Paulo state amid torrential rains

 
Deadly flooding, landslides hit Brazil

Torrential rains in Brazil’s Sao Paulo state between Friday and Sunday left at least 18 people dead, authorities said.  

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Emergency declared at Brazilian state of Minas Gerais due to heavy rainfalls

 

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 Heavy rainstorms have left at least 138 cities in a state of emergency in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais due to floods, landslides and damages to the infrastructure. 

Thursday, March 04, 2021

Amazon deforestation: Indigenous Amazonians sue French supermarket

 

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 The owners of one of France​'s largest supermarket chains, Casino, have been accused of selling beef sourced from cattle reared in the Amazon​ Rainforest​ in a lawsuit filed by NGOs and indigenous people in Brazil​ and Colombia on Wednesday.

Friday, January 08, 2021

"La segunda peor marca anual": La Amazonía brasileña perdió cerca de 8.500 kilómetros cuadrados de selva en 2020 - RT

Amazonía de Brasil perdió 8.426 kilómetros cuadrados

La Amazonía de Brasil perdió 8.426 kilómetros cuadrados (km2) de selva en 2020, según el Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Espaciales (INPE, por sus siglas en portugués).

Thursday, October 22, 2020

El Gobierno de Brasil interrumpe el combate a los incendios forestales por falta de recursos - Sputnik Mundo

Instituto Brasileño de Medio Ambiente

El Instituto Brasileño de Medio Ambiente (IBAMA), el órgano del Gobierno encargado de perseguir los delitos ambientales, informó que cesará sus actividades de combate a los incendios forestales por falta de recursos.

Friday, May 04, 2018

Rescue teams give up searching for survivors in collapsed Sao Paulo building

Sao Paulo building
Rescue teams have begun using excavators to clear the rubble of the 24-storey building which collapsed in Sao Paulo on Tuesday after a fire tore through it, saying that finding any more survivors was highly unlikely.

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Number of Missing People After Fire in Sao Paulo May Reach 45 : Reports

Number of Missing People After Fire in Sao Paulo May Reach 45
The number of people, who went missing as a result of a fire that broke out in a 24-storey tower block in Brazil’s Sao Paulo, may reach 45, media reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Brazil scraps plan for mining in huge Amazon reserve

mining in huge Amazon reserve
The Brazilian government has backed off a controversial proposal to authorise private companies to mine a huge Amazon reserve, following heavy domestic and international criticism.

EL News