Shades of green VII

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Sustainable Agriculture in Brazil CHAPTER 6 – TROPICAL INTENSIFICATION THE GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS EXPANSION Brazil cultivated 49.1 million hectares with transgenic or genetically modified varieties (GMOs) in the 2016/2017 harvest, the largest increase in planted area in the world. Brazilian agriculture lags behind only the United States (70.9 million ha) in the world ranking of

Indian Tribalism: The Communist-Missionary Ideal for Brazil in the Twenty-First Century (XVIII)

Mons Pedro Casaldáliga

November 30, 1977 | Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira PART III “Aggiornate” Missionary Voices Section X Struggle Against the Whites Rural agitation – real class struggle – is not all that is threatening to arise from the Indian question manipulated by missionary agitators. Behold, the latter also create strife between the Indians and the whites by

Indian Tribalism: The Communist-Missionary Ideal for Brazil in the Twenty-First Century (XVII)

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November 30, 1977 | Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira PART III “Aggiornate” Missionary Voices Section IX The Indian Question, Fuse of an Agrarian Crisis in the Country The multiplicity of pronouncements favoring agrarian reform, sparked by the Indian question, is frightening. It has gone so far as to make one wonder if the desire of stimulating

Shades of green (V)

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Sustainable Agriculture in Brazil CHAPTER 4 – RENEWABLE AGRO-ENERGY THE LIQUlD BIOFUELS PRODUCTION: ETHANOL The main biofuel in Brazil is ethanol, produced from sugarcane. lts use in automobile engines be­gan in the 1920s. The bi-fuel car is the best symbol of ethanol’s success: of the 1.98 million light vehicles licensed in 2016 in Brazil, 88%

Global elites’ myths and lies about Amazon fires burning hot and heavy

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 The fires in the Amazonian rainforest in Brazil could not have been more superbly timed: they burned opportunely at the time of the G7 summit of developed nations in Biarritz, France, and its internationalist, anti-sovereign solutions. The media hype surrounding the scenes of desolation also comes less than two months before the Synod on Amazonia

Indian Tribalism: The Communist-Missionary Ideal for Brazil in the Twenty-First Century (XVI)

November 30, 1977 PART III “Aggiornate” Missionary Voices Section VIII The Indian, the Only Proprietor Contrary to the hostile position it takes towards private property in contemporary society, updated missiology is extremely covetous of the collective property of the Indian tribes. The native, even when settled in one place, does not develop the land such

An Indian at the Pan American Games

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On August 7, 2019, one of the largest Brazilian newspapers, O Estado de São Paulo, published this news: “Yaci is representing the Indians of Brazil at the Pan American Games in Lima.” [1] The article goes on to say that, for the first time in its history, Brazil will have an indigenous athlete in archery.

Indian Tribalism: The Communist-Missionary Ideal for Brazil in the Twenty-First Century (XIV)

Fray Betto Frei Betto

PART III “Aggiornate” Missionary Voices Section VI New Catechesis 22. The Indian Cannot Be Considered as Having Undesirable Psychic and Cultural Characteristics. From the “Diretório Indígena” [Indian Directory] developed by the Mission Anchieta, of Mato Grosso, as approved by the CNBB (according to a summary by Jornal do Brasil): The acculturation of the natives… ought to

Shades of Green (III)

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Sustainable Agriculture in Brazil CHAPTER 3 – ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND PRESERVATION A COMPARISON WITH THE USA Embrapa Territorial recently compiled a comparison between Brazil and the United States of Ameri­ca (USA) regarding land use and occupation, with emphasis on the maintenance of native vegetation. This comparison on relatively homogeneous bases sought to make compatible, as

Shades of green (II)

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Sustainable Agriculture in Brazil CHAPTER 2 – PRESERVED AREAS IN BRAZIL NATIVE VEGETATION CONSERVATION Brazil is and will be increasingly recognized as an agricultural and environmental power. The en­tire grain (corn, rice, soybeans, beans … ), fiber (cotton, cellulose … ) and agro-energy (sugarcane, energy forests … ) production occupies 9% of the country, entailing