#Brazil

  • Feature: This Cisco Youth Leadership Award Finalist Is Working to Help Brazilian Families Lift Themselves Out of Poverty

    This Cisco Youth Leadership Award Finalist 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

  • 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