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Production coupled with preservation

Usually associated with positive themes like soccer and samba, in 2019, several negative facts related with Brazil reverberated globally. Amazon wildfires, for example, have made headlines in international news, and the hashtag #PrayforAmazonas ranks first on Twitter’s worldwide trending topics. The British newspaper “The Guardian”, the website of US magazine “National Geographic”, the CBS television network, and several German newspapers…



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Why Everything They Say About The Amazon, Including That It’s The ‘Lungs Of The World,’ Is Wrong

The increase in fires burning in Brazil set off a storm of international outrage last week. Celebrities, environmentalists, and political leaders blame Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, for destroying the world’s largest rainforest, the Amazon, which they say is the “lungs of the world.” Singers and actors including Madonna and Jaden Smith shared photos on social media that were seen by…



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Brazil soybeans lose protein, China sales at risk

Declining protein levels in Brazil, the world’s top soybean supplier, spell trouble for exporters who are faced with the prospect of cancellations, selling beans at a discount or stricter contracts requiring quality assurances with buyers who want to guarantee a nutrient-rich purchase. The protein content in Brazil’s 2018 soy crop harvested around January of that year slipped to an average…