South America

"With Lula Back, Can Brazil Turn the Tide on Amazon Destruction?"

"With his return as Brazil’s president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is promising to reverse the alarming rate of deforestation in the Amazon. But as he heads to key UN climate talks, his ambitious plans to achieve “zero deforestation” will need to find international support."

Source: YaleE360, 11/11/2022

Reporting on Storm Chasing’s ‘Human Side’ Hints at Climate’s Future

Writer Noah Gallagher Shannon followed scientists into the heart of the megastorms ravaging an agricultural region in Argentina, and in the process learned not just about their high-risk fieldwork and what these massive thunderstorms might tell us about the storms of the future in the United States, but also their impact on affected communities. Find out about his reporting experience in this Inside Story Q&A.

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Lula Stages Comeback To Beat Far-Right Bolsonaro In Brazil Election

"Brazil’s former leftist president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, has sealed an astonishing political comeback, beating the far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in one of the most significant and bruising elections in the country’s history."

Source: Guardian, 10/31/2022

Mongabay Probe Key As Brazil Court Rules On Palm Oil Pesticide Contamination

"Prosecutors in Brazil say the findings from a Mongabay investigation were key to obtaining a court decision this week to probe the environmental impacts of pesticides used by oil palm plantations on Indigenous communities and the environment in northern Pará state."

Source: Mongabay, 10/11/2022


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