Amazon rainforest

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Lula vows to undo environmental degradation and halt deforestation
President-elect says he will work to save Amazon rainforest and key ecosystems in rousing Cop27 speech

Patrick Greenfield and Fiona Harvey in Sharm el-Sheikh

16, Nov, 2022 @7:10 PM

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What happened at Cop27 on day nine?
Lula says ‘Brazil is back’ and proposes Cop30 to be held in the Amazon as anxiety rises over some countries’ attempts to unpick climate commitments

Bibi van der Zee

16, Nov, 2022 @6:43 PM

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Peruvian Amazon Indigenous leaders to lobby banks to cut ties with state oil firm
Leaders from Achuar and Wampis peoples say Petroperú is responsible for spills in their territory

Dan Collyns in Lima

14, Nov, 2022 @8:33 AM

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Sunak extends UK support for saving forests – but will not give more funding
New president of Brazil expected to join initiative at Cop27 covering a third of world’s forests

Fiona Harvey and Patrick Greenfield in Sharm el-Sheikh

07, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

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‘It was like an apocalyptic movie’: 20 climate photographs that changed the world
They are the images that made us sit up and take notice. As world leaders gather for Cop27, these pictures prove that global heating isn’t a distant possibility – it’s already here

Gabrielle Schwarz

05, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Brazil, Indonesia and DRC in talks to form ‘Opec of rainforests’
Spurred by Lula’s election, the three countries, home to half of all tropical forests, will pledge stronger conservation efforts

Patrick Greenfield

05, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The serious challenges facing Lula in Brazil | Letter
Letter: Richard Bourne celebrates the return of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as president, but warns of the difficulties he now faces


01, Nov, 2022 @5:22 PM

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The Guardian view on Lula’s comeback: good for Brazil and the world | Editorial
Editorial: The once-and-future leftwing president of Brazil has a chance to redeem the promise of democracy in his divided country


31, Oct, 2022 @7:06 PM

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Lula ally pays tribute to Dom Phillips and vows to protect the Amazon
With Bolsonaro gone, Marina Silva promises to honour murdered environmental activists by ending deforestation

Tom Phillips in São Paulo

31, Oct, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Poverty, housing and the Amazon: Lula’s in-tray as president-elect of Brazil
After four years of Jair Bolsonaro’s far-right rule, Lula da Silva says his first priority will be helping the 100 million Brazilians living in poverty

Andrew Downie in São Paulo

31, Oct, 2022 @2:02 AM

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Brazil election goes to the wire after ill-tempered final TV debate
Veteran leftist Lula da Silva holds slender poll lead over Jair Bolsonaro as national divide grows before Sunday vote

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

29, Oct, 2022 @12:50 PM

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Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira remembered in Lancaster exhibition
Exhibition at Halton Mill is part of a month of activities about the Amazon commemorating Phillips and Pereira

Helen Pidd North of England editor

29, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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