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Brazil environment ministry condemns Bolsonaro plan

Brazil environment ministry condemns Bolsonaro plan

Brazil's environment ministry said Wednesday that far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro's plan to merge it with the agriculture ministry is "reckless" and will undermine not only environmental protection but economic growth.Bolsonaro's team confirmed T

Brazil's Bolsonaro gets to work on hardline agenda

Brazil's Bolsonaro gets to work on hardline agenda

Brazil's far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro started rolling out key points in his hardline agenda Tuesday, including a move to merge the agriculture and environment ministries that activists warned would imperil the Amazon rainforest.The former army cap

Brazil's Bolsonaro to merge environment, farm ministries

Brazil's Bolsonaro to merge environment, farm ministries

Brazil's far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro will merge the environment and agriculture ministries, an adviser confirmed Tuesday, a move activists have warned could imperil the country's natural resources, including the Amazon rainforest."Agriculture a

Macron seeks second wind with long-awaited cabinet reshuffle

Macron seeks second wind with long-awaited cabinet reshuffle

French President Emmanuel Macron reshuffled his cabinet on Tuesday, replacing his interior, agriculture and culture ministers after a weeks-long search for new talent to try to revive his government's flagging fortunes.Two weeks after political veteran Gerard

EU's Brexit chief puts Commission ambition on hold

EU's Brexit chief puts Commission ambition on hold

Senior EU official Michel Barnier said Friday he would not to seek his political group's nomination to become president of the European Commission and instead will focus on negotiating Brexit.Barnier, a 67-year-old former French agriculture minister, has take

Wetlands disappearing three times faster than forests: study

Wetlands disappearing three times faster than forests: study

Wetlands, among the world's most valuable and biodiverse ecosystems, are disappearing at alarming speed amid urbanisation and agriculture shifts, conservationists said Thursday, calling for urgent action to halt the erosion."We are in a crisis," Martha Roja