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BBC: “Brazil eases rules on conserving Amazon rainforest”

BBC came out with an interesting article about the polemic amended law Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies has voted to ease restrictions on the amount of land farmers must preserve as forest. The amended law also grants some amnesties for previous … Continue reading

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Is Brazil a leader in energy matters?

International personalities attending the 2nd World Forum on Sustainability, in Manaus Amazon reinforced the role of Brazil in as a clean energy producer. If Brazil plays it well, leadership in environmental issues may be a huge business opportunity. What did they say … Continue reading

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Sustainability Forum begins today in the Amazon

The 2nd INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON SUSTAINABILITY starts today  in Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas, Brazil. The debate around economic, environmental and social sustainability of the Amazon and the planet will be attended by former US President Bill Clinton, former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Virgin Group founder Richard … Continue reading

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Amazonian Tribe Leaders in Paris

Who would think that leaders of tribes from the Amazon rainforest would get in a plane and come to Paris ? Yet it was 5 degrees in Paris yesterday night but 3 representatives from Amazon tribes lead a conference to raise … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing Summit Brazil 2010

Link to event Starts: Tuesday August 10, 2010, 08:00AM BRT Ends: Tuesday August 10, 2010, 05:00PM BRT Event Type: Conference Location: Novotel São Paulo Jaraguá Convention R. Martins Fontes, 71 Sao Paulo, SãO PAULO 01050-000 BR Price: R$ 190,00 Website: … Continue reading

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Worry about Emerging Markets?

As an American and a Westerner, I was interested by this book review by a high ranking economist at HSBC (a bank with heavy emerging market exposure), who argues that the rise of emerging markets are a risk to the … Continue reading

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