#Brazil

  • Article: Drones Full of Sterile Mosquitoes Are Taking on Zika in Brazil
    Health

    Drones Full of Sterile Mosquitoes Are Taking on Zika in Brazil

    April 26, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    They're releasing millions of mosquitoes per month. Read more

  • Article: These ‘Pollution Pods’ Have Sprung Up in London for a Great Reason
    Environment

    These ‘Pollution Pods’ Have Sprung Up in London for a Great Reason

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 19, 2018

    Visitors can experience the air quality from five different countries. Read more

  • Article: This Brazilian City Is Solving Plastic Waste and Poverty at the Same Time
    Environment

    This Brazilian City Is Solving Plastic Waste and Poverty at the Same Time

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|April 13, 2018

    “For me it is empowering – it has given me work and given me a social life.” Read more

  • Article: Brazil Just Protected 559,000 Square Miles of Ocean From Fishing and Mining
    Environment

    Brazil Just Protected 559,000 Square Miles of Ocean From Fishing and Mining

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 29, 2018

    The reserves are home to immense biodiversity. Read more

  • Article: Public Schools in Four Brazilian Cities Will Go Vegan by 2019
    Food & Hunger

    Public Schools in Four Brazilian Cities Will Go Vegan by 2019

    By Phineas Rueckert|March 26, 2018

    It’s a world first. Read more

  • Article: An Openly Gay Black Female Politician Was Murdered in Brazil — And Now Thousands Are Protesting
    Citizenship

    An Openly Gay Black Female Politician Was Murdered in Brazil — And Now Thousands Are Protesting

    By Daniele Selby|March 16, 2018

    Marielle Franco was critical of police brutality in Brazil’s impoverished favelas, where she grew up Read more

  • Article: Emma Thompson's Message On Empowerment Is Something We All Need to Hear
    Girls & Women

    Emma Thompson's Message On Empowerment Is Something We All Need to Hear

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 1, 2018

    Nearly 70% of British women didn't report harassment to police. And Thompson has something to say. Read more

  • Article: Brazil Is Giving Away Free Preventative HIV Pills to 50,000 People in the Next 5 Years
    Health

    Brazil Is Giving Away Free Preventative HIV Pills to 50,000 People in the Next 5 Years

    By Phineas Rueckert|Dec. 12, 2017

    The pills retail for over $1,600 in the United States. Read more