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Survey shows that the Environment Minister used the pandemic to loosen environmental laws

10 Feb 21

Public policies

Ministry of the Environment budget for 2021 is the lowest in 21 years

22 Jan 21

Public policies

Bolsonaro administrations softens regulations on artificial reefs

31 Dec 20

Public policies

Meetings about the merger of environmental agencies are dominated by armed forces personnel

28 Dec 20

Public policies

Minister weakens protection at Fernando de Noronha national park and attacks congressman with childish remarks

28 Oct 20

Public policies

Amid environmental control “blackout”, Minister delays data on Brazilian GHG emissions

21 Oct 20


Salles and federal attorney general act to intimidate environmentalist

14 Oct 20

Public policies

Crisis at Ministry of the Environment deepens with accusations from workers and militarization of key positions

22 Sep 20

Public policies

Campaign aims to reduce forest fires in Santarém (PA)

21 Sep 20


ICMBio agent dies while fighting forest fires in the Cerrado region

2 Sep 20

Public policies

Clash between government and Ministry of the Environment threatens fight against deforestation

28 Aug 20

Public policies

“Gag Law”: Controller General defends silencing of federal public servants

29 Jul 20

Public policies
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