Brazil Nonprofit Goes Private to Boost Rural Green Practices

A company in Brazil that once operated as a nonprofit is showing that reducing land clearing and boosting agriculture don’t have to be at odds….

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BBC One | February 2018

Earth’s Natural Wonders series 2 – Episode 1: Surviving the Extreme

Earth’s Natural Wonders are parts of the natural world that nature has carved on such a scale, that they beggar belief – vast mountain ranges,…

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MidiaNews | August 25, 2017

Incêndio no Parque Estadual do Araguaia é apagado

Foram lançados 10.000 litros de água para combater o fogo   DA REDAÇÃO   Depois de seis dias de combate a equipe de emergências ambientais…

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Americas Quarterly

Brazil’s Farmers Are Ready for a Boom. Will the Government Let It Happen?

By Stephen Kurczy   As other industries falter, agribusiness could be the key to Brazil’s recovery.   Nearly 500 ranchers and farmers have formed a…

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Montgomery Bell Academy | September 24, 2014

MBA announces 2014 distinguished alumnus and service winners

Mr. John Cain Carter, MBA Class of 1984, has been named the school’s Distinguished Alumnus for 2014. After graduating from MBA, Carter attended the University…

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ALJAZEERA | October 23, 2013

Amazon Alliance: The Cowboy Conservationists of Brazil

One Texan rancher is turning the rainforest’s greatest enemy into its ally.   Watch the video here:   Agriculture in Brazil is booming, with…

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BBC Two | June 20 2013

Toughest Place to be a Firefighter

Firefighter Neil Fairhall is leaving his fire station in Hayward’s Heath and heading to the Amazon to fight some of the biggest forest fires in…

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BBC News | December 30, 2011

Brazil’s indigenous people being trained as firefighters

The Xavante are an indigenous people of Mato Grosso state in Brazil, who were forced out of their ancestral land during the farming expansion in…

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BBC News | December 30, 2011

Amazon river turtles hatch before being taken to “nursery”

The Rio das Mortes river is home to the Amazon river turtle, or tracaya. The river is in the area known as the Amazon frontier,…

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TEDx | March 16, 2011

John Carter of Hope Ranch

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Reuters | November 30, 2010

Special Report: Weird weather leaves Amazon thirsty

By Stuart Grudgings   Read the full story here.

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NY Times | August 21, 2009

In Brazil, Paying Farmers to Let the Trees Stand

By Elisabeth Rosenthal   Read the full story here.

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David Letterman Show | October 2008

David Letterman interviews John Carter, the founder of Aliança da Terra

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Washington Post | April 25, 2008

Applying Capitalism to Protect Dwindling Brazilian Forestland

By Monte Reel   AGUA BOA, Brazil — Driving a farm truck across the mud roads of the eastern Amazon region is agony on axles,…

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TIME | March 27, 2008

The Clean Energy Scam

Ethanol increases global warming, destroys forests and inflates food prices. So why are we subsidizing it?   By Michael Grunwald   From his Cessna a…

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BBC News | January 14, 2008

Pressures build on Amazon jungle

The Amazon is not just a precious resource for Brazil but for the entire world, and the year ahead seems likely to produce important indications…

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NPR | November 5, 2007

Amazon Fire Wars Exacerbate Global Warming

By Christopher Joyce   In Brazil, it’s the end of the burning season, when people use fire to clear land for farms and ranches. But…

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Mongabay | October 16, 2007

Amazon rainforest burning “worst” in memory

By Rhett A. Butler   Fires continue to rage in the Amazon, according to local reports.   John Cain Carter, a rancher who runs Aliança…

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The Economist | May 26, 2005

The Amazon’s Texan saviour

Can John Cain Carter, an American rancher, save the rainforest?   At the helm of a second-hand Cessna aircraft, John Cain Carter is as preoccupied…

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