#Brazil

  • Article: New App Helps LGBTQ+ Brazilians Navigate Safe Spaces as Murders Skyrocket

    New App Helps LGBTQ+ Brazilians Navigate Safe Spaces as Murders Skyrocket

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Dec. 20, 2019

    The app aims to help address anti-LGBTQ violence in Brazil. Read more

  • Article: Deforestation of Brazil's Indigenous Lands Reaches 11-Year High

    Deforestation of Brazil's Indigenous Lands Reaches 11-Year High

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Catherine Caruso|Dec. 20, 2019

    Deforestation on reservations surged by over 174% in 2019. Read more

  • Feature: This Activist Is Working to Help Brazilian Families Lift Themselves Out of Poverty

    This Activist Is Working to Help Brazilian Families Lift Themselves Out of Poverty

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 22, 2019

    Luisa Bonin is one of the young activists hoping to win at the Global Citizen Prize award ceremony. Read more

  • Article: Brazilian Children Face Increased Respiratory Illnesses Due to Amazon Fires: Study

    Brazilian Children Face Increased Respiratory Illnesses Due to Amazon Fires: Study

    By Jacky Habib|Nov. 1, 2019

    The number of children hospitalised with respiratory problems doubled from 2018 to 2019. Read more

  • Article: Heroic Volunteers in Brazil Are Cleaning Up a Massive and Mysterious Oil Spill

    Heroic Volunteers in Brazil Are Cleaning Up a Massive and Mysterious Oil Spill

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 22, 2019

    “People in the north-east are cleaning the oil from the coast with their own hands.” Read more

  • 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