Santo Antonio (Brazil)

Type: City
Name: Santo Antonio (Brazil)
Country: Brazil
Latitude: -6.31
Longitude: -35.470001
population: 12,529
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Bolivia (Plurinational State of): Deforestation in the Andes Triggers Amazon “Tsunami”

Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Brazil By Mario Osava RIO DE JANEIRO, Apr 16 2014 (IPS) - Deforestation, especially in the Andean highlands of Bolivia and Peru, was the main driver of this year’s disastrous flooding ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Electric Energy - Brazil is in the Corner of the Ring and Walking for Knockout

Today 70% of the Brazilian Electric Power comes from Hydroelectric Plants -Renewable Energy - this relation was worse in the past.I do not know if today we can still consider the energy generated by water isRenewable Energy, because it is in constant ... [Published Energy Pulse - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

China inks corn pact with Brazil

China's move this month to allow Brazilian corn imports not only gives the world's second largest economy an alternative source to US-produced grain, it also affords international growers the opportunity to increase dialogue with Chinese agriculture authorities, ... [Published CHINAdaily - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 2 reports

Bolivia (Plurinational State of): Brazilian Dams Accused of Aggravating Floods in Bolivia

Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Bolivia (Plurinational State of) By Franz Chávez LA PAZ, Apr 4 2014 (IPS) - Unusually heavy rainfall, climate change, deforestation and two dams across the border in Brazil were cited by sources who spoke to IPS as ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

How climate change will brew a bad-tasting, expensive cup of coffee

Rich western urbanites expecting to dodge the impacts of climate change should prepare for a jolt: global warming is leading to bad, expensive coffee. Almost 2bn cups of coffee perk up its drinkers every day, but a perfect storm of rising heat, extreme ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Electric Power - Brazil - Brazil's Santo Antônio hydro in 73MW ramp-up

Brazil's power regulator Aneel has approved the commercial startup of a 73MW generating unit at the Santo Antônio hydroelectric plant.This news article is one of hundreds published daily by Business News Americas about the commodities, markets, movements, ... [Published Business News Americas - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 2 reports

Ibovespa Climbs as Economists Raise Growth Forecast; Gol Rallies

The Ibovespa (IBOV) rose for the firsttime in three sessions, following a plunge that pushed thebenchmark into a bear market , as economists covering Brazilraised their forecast for gross domestic product growth.Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA gained ... [Published Bloomberg - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

Controversial Amazon dams may have exacerbated biblical flooding

Environmentalists and scientists raised howls of protest when the Santo Antônio and Jirau Dams were proposed for the Western Amazon in Brazil, claiming among other issues that the dams would raise water levels on the Madeira River, potentially leading ... [Published Mongabay.com - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Grab for Profits Pushes Madeira River Past Its Limits During Historic Floods

A woman navigates a boat through the flooded streets of Porto Velho, Brazil.Greenpeace BrasilExcessive increases in the maximum reservoir levels of the Santo Antônio and Jirau dams, together with historic rainfall in the Amazonian state of Rondônia, Brazil, ... [Published International Rivers Network - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Electric Power - Brazil - Brazil's Santo Antônio hydro tests 146MW

Brazilian power regulator Aneel has liberated more than 146MW for tests at the 3.15GW Santo Antônio hydroelectric plant.This news article is one of hundreds published daily by Business News Americas about the commodities, markets, movements, companies, ... [Published Business News Americas - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

In The Amazon, Construction Of Hydroelectric Power Plants Destroys Villages

In the Northern state of Rondônia, devastating land erosion and disappearing river fish affect the lives of millions of citizens; these are some of the consequences of the ‘progress’ brought by the brand new hydroelectric plants of Santo Antônio and ... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 3 reports

Santo Antonio, Jirau hydroelectric plants under fire as Madeira River floods

Flooding in Brazilian state Rondonia has caused the country's federal court to order new environmental impact studies for the 3,568-MW Santo Antonio and 3,750-MW Jirau hydroelectric projects.Both run-of-river facilities are located along the Madeira River, ... [Published Hydro World - Mar 12 2014]

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"We developed a coalition with growers groups in Brazil and Argentina — it's called MAIZALL — to stay consistent on our messaging and how to work with China" Fields said
...of quality coffee at great risk," said Dr Tim Schilling, executive director of the World Coffee Research programme, based at Texas A&M University. "It is also obvious that increasing temperatures – as well as extreme weather events – have a very negative affect on production. Over the long term, you will definitely see coffee prices going up as a result of climate change."

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Bolivia (Plurinational State of): Deforestation... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
Deforestation in the Andes Triggers Amazon “Tsu... [Published Inter Press Service - Apr 16 2014]
Electric Energy - Brazil is in the Corner of th... [Published Energy Pulse - Apr 14 2014]
China inks corn pact with Brazil [Published CHINAdaily - Apr 14 2014]
Bolivia (Plurinational State of): Brazilian Dam... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 05 2014]
Brazilian Dams Accused of Aggravating Floods in... [Published Inter Press Service - Apr 05 2014]
How climate change will brew a bad-tasting, exp... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 28 2014]
Electric Power - Brazil - Brazil's Santo Antôni... [Published Business News Americas - Mar 26 2014]
CEMIG: Headline Risks And 10-20% Dividend Rewards [Published Seeking Alpha - Mar 24 2014]
CEMIG Walking A Fine Line In A Challenging Market [Published Seeking Alpha - Mar 21 2014]
Ibovespa Climbs as Economists Raise Growth Fore... [Published Bloomberg - Mar 17 2014]
Ibovespa Futures Gain as Economists Raise Brazi... [Published Washington Post - Mar 17 2014]
Controversial Amazon dams may have exacerbated ... [Published Mongabay.com - Mar 16 2014]
Grab for Profits Pushes Madeira River Past Its ... [Published International Rivers Network - Mar 14 2014]
Electric Power - Brazil - Brazil's Santo Antôni... [Published Business News Americas - Mar 14 2014]
In The Amazon, Construction Of Hydroelectric Po... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 13 2014]
Santo Antonio, Jirau hydroelectric plants under... [Published Hydro World - Mar 12 2014]
Dams ordered to reassess environmental impact [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Mar 12 2014]
Brazil power firms ordered to redo dam impact i... [Published CNBC - Mar 12 2014]
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Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Brazil By Mario Osava RIO DE JANEIRO, Apr 16 2014 (IPS) - Deforestation, especially in the Andean highlands of Bolivia and Peru, was the main driver of this year’s disastrous flooding ...
Bolivia (Plurinational State of): Brazilian Dam... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 05 2014]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Bolivia (Plurinational State of) By Franz Chávez LA PAZ, Apr 4 2014 (IPS) - Unusually heavy rainfall, climate change, deforestation and two dams across the border in Brazil were cited by sources who spoke to IPS as ...
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