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Look At This: Rain Forest Was Here – NPR

NPR spent 2 weeks in the Amazon to find out. Take 10 mins to look at our photos and learn about why it’s so hard for us to stop deforestation — and what could happen if we don’t. Source: Look … Continue reading

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Amazon farmers discovered the secret of domesticating wild rice 4,000 years ago – ScienceBlog.com

Amazonian farmers discovered how to manipulate wild rice so the plants could provide more food 4,000 years ago, long before Europeans colonised America, archaeologists have … Read more Source: Amazon farmers discovered the secret of domesticating wild rice 4,000 years … Continue reading

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Brazil scraps bid to mine Amazon natural reserve

  The Brazilian government backed off a controversial proposal to authorize private companies to mine a sprawling Amazon reserve Monday after blistering domestic and international criticism. Source: Brazil scraps bid to mine Amazon natural reserve

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Manga Illustrations by Ilustrata Design

Hand illustrations combining retro Japanese culture and modern technology by Brazil-based design studio Ilustrata Design. Source: Manga Illustrations by Ilustrata Design

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Gold miners reportedly massacre 10 members of ‘uncontacted’ Amazon tribe — National Post

‘They even bragged about cutting up the bodies and throwing them in the river’ via Gold miners reportedly massacre 10 members of ‘uncontacted’ Amazon tribe — National Post

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Anthony Watt (@agogo2) • Instagram photos and videos

486 Followers, 930 Following, 267 Posts – See Instagram photos and videos from Anthony Watt (@agogo2) Source: Anthony Watt (@agogo2) • Instagram photos and videos Wed: http://www.sambaman.org.uk/

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Brazil court blocks Amazon mining decree – BBC News

The order prevents the government from exploiting a protected area bigger than Denmark. Source: Brazil court blocks Amazon mining decree – BBC News

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Brazil opens vast Amazon reserve to mining – BBC News

The previously-protected area is bigger than Denmark and is thought to be rich in gold. Source: Brazil opens vast Amazon reserve to mining – BBC News

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Islands Digitally Composed From Images of Abandoned Sites by Fabio Araujo | Colossal

Brazilian designer Fabio Araujo digitally composes images of abandoned sites to create undesirable islands, small patches of earth ripped up from long neglected corners of civilization. The series, Abandoned Places, exists both as image and video as Araujo animates discrete … Continue reading

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Temer power plays attorney general to maintain control of government — Open Americas

By Madeline Asta On Tuesday August 8, Brazilian President Michel Temer asked the Supreme Court (STF) to remove the country’s Attorney General, Rodrigo Janot from power. The decision to remove Janot comes after an August 2 congressional vote to drop … Continue reading

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