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Olympic teams to swim, boat in Rio's filth

Athletes competing in next year's Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated Press ...

dateJul 30, 2015 in Environment
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Blacklists protect the rainforest

Brazil's public authorities regularly publish "blacklists" of municipalities with high illegal deforestation rates. This environmental policy tool is working: scientists at the Center for Development Research (ZEF) and the ...

dateSep 24, 2015 in Environment
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