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Clippings from a Reuters article titled “Why Brazil has a big appetite for risky pesticides” last year: <<In 2012, Brazil passed the United States as the largest buyer of pesticides. This rapid growth has made Brazil an enticing market for…

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Give Hope to the Rainforest

Join us in giving hope to a rainforest that’s 93% gone. That statistic isn’t working for anyone, so we’re building new native tree nurseries. Then we’ll continue giving more organically grown, native species trees to smallholders in Brazil’s endangered Atlantic Rainforest. My…

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Finding Hope During a Dark Night of the Earth’s Soul

Christo Redentor

Over the last six years of rainforest renewal projects in Brazil, I’ve had to dig deep to keep finding hope for our beautiful planet’s future. Once a haven of biodiversity, 93% of Brazil’s Atlantic Rainforest has been destroyed during the…

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2015 International Day of Trees News Snips

Image: Peter van der Sleen

The flying river is a movement of large quantities of water vapor transported in the atmosphere from the Amazon Basin to other parts of South America. The forest trees release water vapor into the atmosphere through transpiration and this moisture…

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Synthetic RainForests Kill Wildlife

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“In my life, I have dreamt of seeing the great herds of wild animals, jungles and rainforests full of birds and butterflies, but now I wonder if they will even exist for my children to see.”

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The Two Faces of Reforestation in Brazil | Care2 Causes | Earth Day 2014

The Two Faces of Reforestation in Brazil

There are two faces of reforestation in Brazil. One is that of a simple country person with her family, bare-footed or flip-flopped, collecting seeds from the Mother trees of their region. They know the trees like they know their own…

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A Silent Rainforest is a Dead Rainforest

Help us translate "Silent Forest" into Portuguese.

“Genetic engineering (GE) of our food supply amounts to a massive science experiment being performed on mankind, without consent or full disclosure. Although the biotech industry continues to claim GE products are safe, the truth is that no one knows…

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Extinction of Fruit-eating Birds Impacts Forest Ecology

The extinction of large, fruit-eating birds in fragments of Brazil’s Atlantic rainforest has caused palm trees to produce smaller seeds over the past century, impacting forest ecology, found a study published in Science. The researchers looked at Euterpe edulis palm…

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Connect the Dots Interview on GMO Rainforests

October was GMO Awareness Month, and I was honored to be interviewed by Alison Rose Levy for a compelling conversation on her PRN radio program Connect the Dots. She asked such good questions! Let me know what you think…

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ArborGen reaches agreement with International Paper do Brazil – Lesprom Network

ArborGen has executed an agreement with International Paper do Brazil that grants ArborGen the exclusive right to produce and sell superior Eucalyptus Varietals in Brazil.

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