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Indigenous peoples are planting millions of native Polylepis trees, which are vital to the Amazon and crucial in the fight against climate change and deforestation.
In 2019, the two cities that topped the list for most traffic congestion were Bogota, Colombia and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Latin America and the Caribbean have seen over 100,000 deaths from coronavirus and accounts of 25% of global cases. The GDP loss for the region totals 9.4% in 2020.
In the COVID-19 pandemic, indigenous communities in Latin America are cutting off their villages from the outside world, to protect their elders and cultural identity.
It all started when Lua Oliveira noticed a mother telling her daughter she couldn't afford to buy her a book.
Brazil's largest state has a GDP larger than Argentina's - and it's growing at twice the national average. But this success was no accident, as João Doria, São Paulo's state governor, exp...
Zero tolerance of deforestation and a policy to fight inequality as Brazil's economic future will have "global consequences"
Why all businesses must transform their business models to have a more positive impact on the environment and society.
Using fire to clear land is not new, but research shows ancient techniques may be more sustainable.
The number of children treated for breathing problems in Brazil's "arc of deforestation" in May and June was double the monthly average for the past 10 years, a result of the deadly Amazo...
São Paulo's innovative waste management program shows how technology combined with legislation and enforcement could be scaled to solve the world's waste problem.
We are fast running out of time to save the Amazonian rainforest. Deforestation has spiked alarmingly n Brazil recently, and the effects of its loss would be incalculable. The answer lies...
The Amazon rainforest is suffering severe wildfires, with thousands currently burning.
Coral reefs are among the most biodiversity-rich places on earth - and they are dying off faster than we thought. We must act now to save them.
Entrepreneurs living in Rio de Janeiro's favelas are fighting stereotypes by offering unique and safe tourism opportunities, and social media is helping.