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GLOBAL

Climate change is affecting crop yields and reducing global food supplies

As climate change alters temperature and rainfall patterns, yields of some crops are increasing while others decline. The net result: less food, especially where it's most needed.

10 Jul 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

South Africa should learn from Brazil about how to tackle 'hidden hunger'

South Africa faces a double burden of hunger and malnutrition, on the one hand, and obesity with associated non-communicable diseases (NCDs), on the other...

By Brittany Kesselman 19 Jun 2019

BRAZIL

Strict Amazon protections made Brazilian farmers more productive, new research shows

Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's new president, will make many decisions during his four-year term, from combating violence to stimulating a stagnant economy...

By Rachael Garrett 6 Nov 2018

BRAZIL

Rio brings in state law cracking down on sexist ads

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's Rio de Janeiro state on Wednesday brought in a law cracking down on ads deemed to be sexist, threatening violators with hefty fines...

12 Jan 2018

BRAZIL

Hydroelectric dams threaten Brazil's mysterious Pantanal - one of the world's great wetlands

The Pantanal in central South America may not be as globally famous as the Amazon rainforest, but it has the continent's highest concentration of wildlife...

By Lauren Crabb, Anna Laing, Bronwen Whitney, Carlos 10 Nov 2017

GLOBAL

Activists condemn craze for wild animal selfies

The craze for tourists taking selfies alongside wild animals, then posting on Instagram is fueling cruel treatment of iconic species in the Amazon, activists warn...

6 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

BRAZIL

Brazil builds giant tower in Amazon to monitor climate

Brasïlia: Brazil is building a giant observation tower in the heart of the Amazon to monitor climate change and its impact on the region's sensitive ecosystem, a newspaper reported Sunday, 14 September.

15 Sep 2014

BRAZIL

Rising deforestation sparks concern in Brazil's Amazon

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is sharply rising, sparking alarm over the future of the world's biggest rainforest.

24 Aug 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Bigger is better says motor industry

Growing affluence in emerging markets is good news for manufacturers of gas-guzzling vehicles.

11 Mar 2013

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