How can we minimize the impacts of natural disasters?
Rescue workers are encouraging residents of hillside slums at risk from Brazil flooding to seek safety. More rain is expected this weekend.
Many countries in the region – most recently Mexico – have decriminalized small amounts of drugs for personal use. The moves have followed decisions by left-leaning governments to limit cooperation with the US in recent years.
The EU offered up to $15 billion to aid developing countries cutting emissions and urged rich nations to contribute more.
A new governmental report lists Brazil's land reform agency as the biggest culprit for illegal logging of Amazon rain forests.
A new governmental report lists Brazil’s land reform agency as the biggest culprit for illegal logging of Amazon rain forests.
Brazil’s hard-line environment minister quit last week in a move lauded by agribusiness interests.