Letícia Larcher has had a tough year. As technical coordinator at a conservation institute in western Brazil’s vast Pantanal wetlands, Larcher has spent 2020 dealing with a record spate of wildfires which have destroyed a staggering 22% of the Pantanal—an area about 12 times the size of Rhode Island packed with rare wildlife including jaguars and macaws.

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  • Brazil Is Burning—and President Bolsonaro’s ‘Terminator’ Environment Minister Is Rolling Back More Protections
    Letícia Larcher has had a tough year. As technical coordinator at a conservation institute in western Brazil’s vast Pantanal wetlands, Larcher has spent 2020 dealing with a record spate of ...
    10/1/2020 - 10:53 am | View Link
  • Brazil Is Burning—and President Bolsonaro’s ‘Terminator’ Environment Minister Is Rolling Back More Protections
    Salles is the environment minister: his role is to take decisions for the environment, not for other groups.” It’s not exactly unexpected from Salles, who is nicknamed ‘The Terminator ... into ...
    10/1/2020 - 9:48 am | View Link
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    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro will nominate judge Kassio Nunes to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court left by the retirement of Justice Celso de Mello, a source familiar ...
    09/30/2020 - 4:07 am | View Link
  • Brazil Is Burning—and President Bolsonaro’s ‘Terminator’ Environment Minister Is Rolling Back More Protections
    Salles is the environment minister: his role is to take decisions for the environment, not for other groups.” It’s not exactly unexpected from Salles, who is nicknamed ‘The Terminator ... into ...
    09/23/2020 - 12:59 pm | View Link
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