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August 24, 2022

Brazil
Deforestation of Brazil’s Amazon Has Reached a Record High. What’s Being Done?

Scientists say the rain forest is approaching a critical tipping point at which the damage is irreversible.

September 19, 2022

Brazil
Brazil’s Global Ambitions

Brazil has long sought a greater role on the world stage, but political upheaval and other enduring challenges have complicated its efforts.

President Jair Bolsonaro attends Brazil’s National Flag Day celebration.

September 29, 2022

Energy and Environment
Nord Stream Leaks, Brazil’s Elections, Iranian Protests, and More

European leaders investigate the sudden leaks in the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines, suspecting sabotage; Brazil holds its presidential election amid strong partisan tensions; and Iranians continue th…

Podcast Gas leak at Nord Stream 2 as seen from the Danish F-16 interceptor on Bornholm

September 29, 2022

Central America
Climate Change and Regional Instability in Central America

To stave off climate-induced instability in Central America, national governments and regional and international organizations all have a role to play to develop both immediate crisis response and lo…

July 1, 2016

Brazil
Deforestation in the Amazon

The Amazon rainforest absorbs more greenhouse gases than any other tropical forest. But in Brazil, deforestation has claimed nearly a fifth of its tree cover, which threatens biodiversity and contrib…

Deforestation in the Amazon InfoGuide

September 26, 2022

Democratic Republic of Congo
What’s Behind the DRC’s Decision to Auction Off Some of Its Rain Forest?

The Congolese government is letting energy firms bid for access to its vast oil and gas reserves, raising concerns about the potential climate consequences.

February 5, 2019

Brazil
See How Much You Know About Deforestation

Test your knowledge of deforestation, from its role in climate change to efforts to combat it.

Depleted Brazilian Amazon

June 27, 2016

Brazil
Teaching Notes: Deforestation in the Amazon

Teaching Notes for CFR's Emmy Award winning InfoGuide on Deforestation in the Amazon.

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October 14, 2016

Brazil
Back-to-School Event: Deforestation of the Amazon

Experts discuss deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.

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September 29, 2015

Brazil
Can Deforestation be Stopped?

Why has Brazil slashed deforestation over the last decade while Indonesian deforestation has accelerated? The two countries lead the world in deforestation, which, after energy use, is the top source…

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