Police in Brazil have seized 444 containers in an investigation into illegal logging in the country's vast Amazon, federal authorities said on Thursday, as the nation seeks to cut down on the widespread practice.
To the south of the Amazon basin lies a huge savannah known as the Cerrado. Once a mix of grassland and forest, much of the Cerrado has now been transformed into the vast soy farms and cattle ranches that have made Brazil an agricultural superpower. There is also plenty of untouched land – but protecting it requires a new approach to deforestation.
Head of Headquarters for Developing Cognitive Sciences and Technologies of the Vice-Presidency for Science and Technology Kamal Kharrazi hailed Iran and Brazil’s scientific centers and eminent scientists, saying that the two countries will exchange their research findings in the cognitive sciences and technologies.
When Leticia Miranda had a job selling newspapers on the streets, she earned about $160 a month, just enough to pay for a tiny apartment she shared with her 8-year-old son in a poor neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro.
Prominent Brazilian director Roberto Berliner will attend the Brazilian Film Week in Iran which is scheduled to begin on October 7 and run through October 13 in Tehran, Shiraz and Isfahan. The event will feature seven Brazilian movies.
Brazilian President Michel Temer criticized a rise in nationalism around the world and said in a speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday that protectionism was not the solution to economic difficulties faced by countries.