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This Hare Krishna Monk Turned Police Chief Battles Brutality in Rio | OZY

Orlando Zaccone is trying to foster a left-wing movement within Brazilian law enforcement.   For a socialist, pro-drug-legalization, Hare Krishna police chief in the polarized and hardly ever reasonable Brazil of Jair Bolsonaro, Orlando Zaccone seems strangely at ease. As … Continue reading

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How the Brazilian carnival’s band Olodum became a massive social movement — The Urban Detective

The biggest carnival in the world takes place in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil. During a massive street party of six days, dozens of bands on big trucks named carnival bloco’s parade through the streets. Every year, more than two million people … Continue reading

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Eat The Weeds: Episode 148: Brazilian Pepper

EatTheWeeds Brazilian Pepper is a controversial spice tree and invasive species with toxic relatives. Should you use it? Make up your own mind. Read about a thousand edible wild plants on: http://www.eattheweeds.com. Green Deane is the most watched forager in … Continue reading

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Brazil’s President Bolsonaro Calls Activist Greta Thunberg A ‘Brat’ — Latest Entertainment News | Top Celebrity News, Hollywood Headlines

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday called young Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg a “brat” after she expressed concern about the slayings of indigenous Brazilians in the Amazon. Bolsonaro questioned the coverage news media have given Thunberg, 16, who on … Continue reading

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Bees in Amazon ‘are greatest ally to halt rainforest destruction’ — The Bee Report

(The Guardian) “Bees are everything to me. They help me to protect the forest. They help the trees to stand tall, to produce fruit and to be strong.” The hives of stingless Amazonian bees are not just a hub of … Continue reading

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“Landscape of fear” forces Brazilian rainforest researchers into anonymity

Funding cuts and fear of retribution are hampering scientists’ response to the Amazonian deforestation crisis. 6 December 2019 John Pickrell JOAO LAET/Contributor A labourer watches a fire that spread to the farm he works at in Mato Grosso State, Brazil, … Continue reading

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Salvador da Bahia is Brazil’s most African city and their culture is thriving

CGTN America It’s a city in Brazil where 80 % of its residents are of African descent. African culture has been experiencing a renaissance there as well. Salvador da Bahia is the capital of Brazil’s northeastern state of Bahia. It’s … Continue reading

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Casa do Jornalista Ed Ruas em Santo Amaro no Recife. 

Bom dia com essa arte incrível que interage com o meio! Casa do Jornalista Ed Ruas em Santo Amaro no Recife. Artista: Moises Jesus da Silva conhecido como Kbeça. #ideiasdiferentes Source: Casa do Jornalista Ed Ruas em Santo Amaro no … Continue reading

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Tribo Éthnos e Maracatu Nação Pé de Elefante Parte 1

Apresentação da Tribo Éthnos juntamente com o Maracatu Nação Pé de Elefante, 27 de outubro de 2011, Feirinha de Tambaú no encerramento da semana “Saúde da População Negra”. Momentos de celebração, diálogos, encontros culturais e muita alegria. Nada se compara … Continue reading

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