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Trade war between US and China is likely do damage Amazon rainforests in Brazil

March 29, 2019

The world is not a very peaceful place right now. Not only there are a lot of armed…
Delving into community health and HIV in Brazil

January 17, 2019

What is the most effective way to improve health care outcomes to vulnerable populations? That was one of…
Seasonality in Brazilian petroleum liquids production is driven by biofuels

September 24, 2018

Brazil’s ethanol output is seasonal and typically peaks during the fourth quarter (October–December) of each year. The peak…
Toyota Reveals World-First Flexible Fuel Hybrid Prototype in Brazil

March 19, 2018

Sao Paulo, March 19, 2018―A prototype of the world’s first hybrid flexible-fuel vehicle (Hybrid FFV), debuted in an…
Production from offshore pre-salt oil deposits has increased Brazil’s oil production

December 18, 2017

Brazil has produced 3.3 million barrels per day (b/d) of petroleum and other liquids so far in 2017,…
Heads Up! Earliest Decapitation Case Found In Brazil

November 2, 2015

Heads were rolling in the Americas much earlier than previously thought. A recently published study in PLOS ONE  uncovers…
Brazilian beef industry moves to reduce its destruction of rain forests

May 13, 2015

Expansion of cattle pastures has led to the destruction of huge swaths of rain forest in Brazil, home…
The Brazilian deforestation puzzle

April 13, 2015

Brazil’s rate of deforestation went down dramatically over the last ten years. It’s not completely clear why that’s…
Amazon deforestation ‘threshold’ causes species loss to accelerate

March 4, 2015

One of the largest area studies of forest loss impacting biodiversity shows that a third of the Amazon…
Study finds Brazilian climate change mitigation doubles carbon emissions

February 12, 2015

Brazilian steelindustry strategies to reduce carbon dioxide emissions have failed spectacularly, actually resulting in a doubling of emissions,…
Anthropologist studies the culture of cattle ranching in the Brazilian Amazon

December 12, 2014

With more and more rainforest giving way to pasture and grazing land every year, the practice of cattle…
Preventing mosquito-borne disease: platform that optimizes mosquito control in Brazil

July 15, 2014

Dengue fever and chikunguyna were once unheard of in North America. However, with the introduction of the mosquito…
Land quality and deforestation rate in Brazil

June 10, 2014

In the last decade, Brazil’s skyrocketing agricultural production worried some observers who were concerned about the loss of…
Remote Surveillance May Increase Chance of Survival for ‘Uncontacted’ Tribes

April 24, 2014

Lowland South America, including the Amazon Basin, harbors most of the last indigenous societies that have limited contact…
Brazil moves to evict invaders from Amazon’s Awa lands

January 7, 2014

Aerial view of the Tocantins river near Maraba, in Para state, northern Brazil, on August 6, 2013 Brazilian…
Brazil, China to make new satellite launch in 2014

December 18, 2013

Brazilian researchers work inside a reinforced chamber on a CBERS satellite (China-Brazil Earth Resources Satellite), at National Institute…
Brazil firm on demand for domestic web data storage

November 19, 2013

The “Facebook” logo is seen on a tablet screen on December 4, 2012 in Paris Brazil on Monday…
Optimization Modeling Helps Control Electricity Supply Continuity in Brazil

November 19, 2013

For boaters, fisherman and others, a lake filled with water is an opportunity for recreation. But for an…
Brazil announces secure email to counter US spying

October 14, 2013

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced Sunday that her government was creating a secure email system to try and…
Brazil’s natives, blacks demand respect of land rights

October 2, 2013

Brazil’s native tribes and descendants of African rebel slaves protested in Brasilia Tuesday to demand respect of their…
Brazil hackers mistake NASA for NSA in spying payback

September 18, 2013

Hackers have hit back in retaliation for US cyber-spying on Brazil but mistook the US space agency NASA…
Amazon deforestation due in part to soybean growing

September 18, 2013

Fighting deforestation of the Amazon for cattle raising and farming is one of the great rallying cries of…
Brazil wants Google, Facebook to store data locally

September 18, 2013

Brazil will press tech giants such as Google and Facebook to store Internet data pertaining to its citizens…
Brazil looks to break from US-centric Internet

September 18, 2013

Brazil plans to divorce itself from the U.S.-centric Internet over Washington’s widespread online spying, a move that many…
Rousseff wants Web servers to be housed in Brazil

September 13, 2013

Brazil’s president asked legislators on Thursday to urgently vote on a bill that would force foreign companies to…
ESO’s VLT provides new clues to help solve Solar lithium mystery

August 29, 2013

An international team led by astronomers in Brazil has used ESO’s Very Large Telescope to identify and study…
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