Category Archives: Brazil

Bad news for the Amazon as Brazil backs out of hosting UN climate talks — Grist

Officials say the reversal is due to budget issues, but activists say President-elect Bolsonaro is to blame. via Bad news for the Amazon as Brazil backs out of hosting UN climate talks — Grist Advertisements

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Bateria Mangueira – Batidas de tarol/caixa explicada por mestre Wesley

O mestre de bateria da Mangueira, Wesley, mostra as levadas de tarol da Escola.

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Must-try coffee drinks when traveling in Asia, Africa, and the Americas — Coffee with the Queen

Coffee lovers, it’s time to get some sugar and spice into your cup! If you are traveling to Africa, Central / South America, or Asia, we encourage you to drink like a native. These nine wonderful drinks are weaved into … Continue reading

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Researchers just found termite mounds the size of the UK in Brazil — Quartz

Researchers have recently uncovered evidence of a 4,000-year-old construction site in northeastern Brazil. Stretching over an area the size of Britain is a cluster of 200 million mounds, some as high as 10 feet tall, that were painstakingly raised over … Continue reading

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Sirius, Brazil’s largest scientific infrastructure, is inaugurated — Toucan News

The first stage of Sirius, the new Brazilian Synchrotron* Light Source, was inaugurated this week. Occupying an area of 68 thousand meters it will be the largest and most complex scientific infrastructure ever built in Brazil and one of the … Continue reading

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An Amazonian Experience — Travel impressions life expressions

A jungle challenge! What indigenous South Americans used as mosquito repellent. Alta Floresta, Amazon, Brazil, December 2017 via An Amazonian Experience — Travel impressions life expressions

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Animated Brazilian political allegory of ‘Tito and the Birds’ — Dark Matters

Directed by Gabriel Bitar, André Catoto and Gustavo Steinberg via Animated Brazilian political allegory of ‘Tito and the Birds’ — Dark Matters

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Brazil 101: The Wright Brothers vs. Santos Dumont – The Great “Who Invented the Airplane” Controversy — Best of Brazil Blog

If you are an American reading this, it is a matter of settled truth that the airplane was invented by the brothers William and Orville Wright. If, however, you are a Brazilian, the chances are that you have never heard … Continue reading

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Brazil museum fire: Prized ‘Luzia’ fossil skull recovered (BBC) — ResearchBuzz: Firehose

BBC: Brazil museum fire: Prized ‘Luzia’ fossil skull recovered. “Most of the skull from a prized 12,000-year-old fossil nicknamed Luzia has been recovered from the wreckage of a fire in Brazil’s National Museum. The 200-year-old building in Rio de Janeiro … Continue reading

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‘Mass dispersal’ of messages against the PT is illegal and may disqualify Bolsonaro — The Net Projection

Photo: Poenaroda Report in the newspaper Folha de S. Paulo affirms that four agencies were contracted by companies to carry out the service Lu Sudré Brasil de Fato | São Paulo (SP) 18 October 2018 at 13:04 If the link … Continue reading

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