#Brazil

  • Article: Brazil's President Will Accept $22M Amazon Aid After All — But Not Without Conditions

    Brazil's President Will Accept $22M Amazon Aid After All — But Not Without Conditions

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 28, 2019

    Bolsonaro won't accept the offer unless Brazil can dictate how the money is spent. Read more

  • Article: 7 Organizations You Can Support to Protect the Amazon Rainforest

    7 Organizations You Can Support to Protect the Amazon Rainforest

    By Erica SanchezJoe McCarthy  and  Pia Gralki|Aug. 22, 2019

    Losing the Amazon would imperil the United Nations' Global Goals. Read more

  • Article: Malala Teams Up With Major Beauty Company to Keep Brazilian Girls in School

    Malala Teams Up With Major Beauty Company to Keep Brazilian Girls in School

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 30, 2019

    Avon donated $100,000 to help Indigenous and Afro-Brazillian girls. Read more

  • Article: The Homeless Football World Cup Is Kicking Off in Cardiff This Weekend

    The Homeless Football World Cup Is Kicking Off in Cardiff This Weekend

    By Helen Lock|July 26, 2019

    The tournament is played by people experiencing homelessness all over the world. Read more

  • Article: A Devastating Drought in South America Was Caused by an Unusual Wave Halfway Around the World

    A Devastating Drought in South America Was Caused by an Unusual Wave Halfway Around the World

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 9, 2019

    But new research could help countries better future droughts. Read more

  • Article: Deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest Rose by 88% in June

    Deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest Rose by 88% in June

    By Erica SanchezSushmita Roy  and  Gaëlle Langué|July 3, 2019

    About 920 square kilometers were lost last month compared to 488.4 square kilometers in June 2018. Read more

  • Article: Brazil's President Is Making It Impossible to Fight Deforestation, Activists Say

    Brazil's President Is Making It Impossible to Fight Deforestation, Activists Say

    By Erica SanchezJoe McCarthy  and  Pia Gralki|June 12, 2019

    Enforcement agencies are being blocked from taking action. Read more

  • Article: Brazil's Supreme Court Rules to Make Homophobia & Transphobia Illegal

    Brazil's Supreme Court Rules to Make Homophobia & Transphobia Illegal

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|May 24, 2019

    The acts of discrimination will be punishable by up to five years in prison. Read more