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In Brazil, Paying Farmers to Let the Trees Stand

Mato Grosso means thick forests, and the name was once apt. But today, this Brazilian state is a global epicenter of deforestation. Driven by profits derived from fertile soil, the region's dense forests have been aggressively cleared over the past decade, and Mato Grasso is now Brazil's leading producer of soy, corn and cattle, exported across the globe by multinational companies.

NOTICIAS Winter 2014

The newsletter of the Latin American Program, Brazil Institute, and Mexico Institute

New book by NPIHP Partner Matias Spektor

Azeredo da Silveira: um Depoimento (Azeredo da Silveira: A Testimony)

Article published by Paulo Sotero, Brazil Institute Director, in the Italian geopolitics journal Limes.

In the article titled, "Lula and Bush, an Odd Pair," Sotero analyzes the recent rapprochement of the U.S.-Brazilian relationship and its implications.Download PDF (in Italian)

Obama busca mayor cooperación con Brasil pese a diferencias sobre Irán y Cuba

Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, discusses Brazil-US relations

Brazil: The Amazon and the Environment

The Amazon rainforest remains the largest continuous forest in the world, though economic development as well as natural causes threaten its survival. The Brazil Institute recently assembled panelists to discuss necessary conservation efforts to help preserve this vast, tropical treasure.

Thinking Brazil 8

Race and Social Inequality Color, Class and Culture in Brazil and the US August 2003

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