The feminist advocate and city council member was gunned down after mediating a debate about women's rights.
With crisis-stricken Venezuela spilling refugees into Colombia and Brazil, politically expedient deportations make the situation worse.
Protesters demonstrate in support of former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on January 24th, 2018.
Illegal logging continues to be a persistent problem in the Brazilian state of Maranhão, threatening an already fragmented wildlife habitat and forcing indigenous tribes off their land.
A new report finds that scientists described 381 new species of wildlife from the Amazon in peer-reviewed scientific journals between January of 2014 and December of 2015. Some, however, are already on the brink of extinction.
Increasing beef productivity and engaging directly with the supply chain may be a flawed approach when seeking positive conservation outcomes.
Norwegian government officials are warning Temer that his country risks losing millions in financial aid that Norway pays to Brazil to help rein in deforestation in the Amazon.
Deforestation increased almost 60 percent last year, with the forest losing over 29,000 hectares, a new report says.
The Temer administration and Congress, controlled by the bancada ruralista agricultural lobby, is trashing environmental, indigenous, and social rights.
Brazil's Congress is considering a measure to lower the age of criminal responsibility from 18 to 16. But this proposal misses the mark as an effort to reduce crime. We should try creating new norms for masculinity instead.
What happens when you give power to a private security service in an attempt to quickly boost economic growth.