Deforestation University of Maryland

Stories on “Deforestation University of Maryland“

  • Carajás: the dilemma of a sustainable development

    05/11/2010 clip O Eco

    Ensconced in the heart of the Amazon Rainforest, the world’s largest outdoor iron mine has not created the expected amount wealth or quality of life. While the trail of destruction continues to grow around it, the company that owns the mining rights contributes towards research of endemic species in the region.

  • A questionable meal

    03/02/2010 clip O Eco

    There is a platform that intends to integrate systems of traceability in Brazilian red meat, revealing with genetic precision if the meat on the store shelf is a result of environmental crimes.

  • The Rubber Tapper trade is threatened

    03/01/2010 clip O Eco

    More than just the end of a tradition, the decline of rubber extraction represents the collapse of the model envisioned by Brazil of defending the possibility of preserving the forest while affording respectable living conditions for those who inhabit it.

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