UK Government launches £16m package to protect Amazon rainforest

The investment is part of the Partnerships for Forests programme, which aims to help farmers restore a rainforest area equal to the size of 1,680 football pitches

Petrobras commences oil and gas production near Brazil’s Búzios oil field

The company will utilise the P-70 floating, production, storage and offloading platform for the oil and gas production

US ethanol exports witness ‘first dip in four years’

Brazil, Canada and India remain the largest import markets of US ethanol, despite registering a demand shortfall in 2019

Brazil welcomes its ‘largest solar plant’ with £143.5m investment

The solar plant will produce enough energy to supply a city of 1.4 million inhabitants

Amazon’s indigenous people ‘at risk as deforestation surges in tribal lands’

Advocacy group Instituto Socioambiental notes between January and October this year, more than 24,000 hectares of forest were cleared illegally within indigenous lands

Tesco commits £10m to tackle soy-related deforestation

The supermarket will provide financial incentives to encourage farmers in Brazil’s Cerrado forest to produce soy only on existing agricultural land

EU lends €100m for energy efficiency and renewables in Brazil

The implementation of the projects are expected to create around 700 jobs

Worker injured after GE wind turbine collapses

The accident at the Delta 6 wind park in Brazil took place on 3rd September

Could Amazon wildfire see Brazil banned from FIFA World Cup?

A newly-launched petition aims to do exactly that, if President Jair Bolsonaro refuses to tackle the environmental catastrophe

Apple CEO commits company to Amazon rainforest donation

Tim Cook tweeted: ‘It’s devastating to see the fires and destruction ravaging the Amazon rainforest, one of the world’s most important ecosystems’