Sunday Aug 10
Powell wins 100-meter race in Brazil
The Jamaican sprinter beat Americans Marvin Bracy and Dentarius Locke at the Brazilian Grand Prix in the northern city of Belem.
Logging and burning cause the loss of 54 million tons of carbon a year in Amazonia
A study conducted by scientists in Brazil and the United Kingdom has quantified the impact that selective logging, partial destruction by burning, and fragmentation resulting from the development of pastures and plantations have had on the Amazon rainforest.
Stxnews Latam-Brazil's Estacio buys Amazon studies institute
Brazilian for-profit education company EstA cio ParticipaA A es SA agreed on Tuesday to buy Instituto de Estudos Superiores da AmazA nia for 80 million reais .