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17

Jul

Casa Futebol concept brings public housing to Brazil’s vacant World Cup stadiumsThousands of Brazilians lost their homes when the World Cup stadiums were constructed. 1Week1Project’s Casa Futebol concept invites them back.

Casa Futebol concept brings public housing to Brazil’s vacant World Cup stadiums
Thousands of Brazilians lost their homes when the World Cup stadiums were constructed. 1Week1Project’s Casa Futebol concept invites them back.

17

Jun

12 cities in Brazil ready for their World Cup moment

03

Dec

Photo of the day: Rio de Janeiro kicks off the season with massive floating Christmas treeThe annual lighting ceremony for the extravagant tree kicked off on Nov. 30 atop the waters of the city’s lagoon.

Photo of the day: Rio de Janeiro kicks off the season with massive floating Christmas tree
The annual lighting ceremony for the extravagant tree kicked off on Nov. 30 atop the waters of the city’s lagoon.

16

Jul

Man killed in bed by falling cowAnd it’s the third such accident in the region in the past 3 years.

Man killed in bed by falling cow
And it’s the third such accident in the region in the past 3 years.

01

Mar

Monkey poses for police photo after getting caught trashing woman’s home
There was once a time when capuchin monkeys could move freely through the jungles of Brazil, mostly unfettered by the presence of towns and cities. But now, as more and more humans make themselves at home in the monkeys’ native habitat, capuchins have begun taking the liberty to trespass in return — and some seem quite pleased with themselves for doing so.

Monkey poses for police photo after getting caught trashing woman’s home

There was once a time when capuchin monkeys could move freely through the jungles of Brazil, mostly unfettered by the presence of towns and cities. But now, as more and more humans make themselves at home in the monkeys’ native habitat, capuchins have begun taking the liberty to trespass in return — and some seem quite pleased with themselves for doing so.

17

Nov

Brazil hopes to save species by cloning themScientists say any successfully cloned animals would be used in zoos for captive breeding, and would only be released into the wild as a last resort.

Brazil hopes to save species by cloning them
Scientists say any successfully cloned animals would be used in zoos for captive breeding, and would only be released into the wild as a last resort.

05

Jun

Back to Brazil for World Environment DayForty years after the first World Environment Day, and 20 years after the original ‘Earth Summit,’ Brazil is still a flashpoint for environmental politics.

Back to Brazil for World Environment Day
Forty years after the first World Environment Day, and 20 years after the original ‘Earth Summit,’ Brazil is still a flashpoint for environmental politics.

25

Apr

Group hopes to save world’s ‘most threatened’ tribe in BrazilLegal wrangling and deforestation projects leave the Awá tribe scrambling for safety.

Group hopes to save world’s ‘most threatened’ tribe in Brazil
Legal wrangling and deforestation projects leave the Awá tribe scrambling for safety.

12

Dec

Brazil is most notable for offering workers the most paid vacation days per year in the world. Full-time workers can earn a whopping 41 paid days off — 30 of those days are mandated for leisure time at the worker’s convenience, and the other 11 are considered paid federal holidays. That’s a lot of free time for family, fun and the beach!The 10 best countries to work in

Brazil is most notable for offering workers the most paid vacation days per year in the world. Full-time workers can earn a whopping 41 paid days off — 30 of those days are mandated for leisure time at the worker’s convenience, and the other 11 are considered paid federal holidays. That’s a lot of free time for family, fun and the beach!
The 10 best countries to work in

30

Sep

Activists hail order to halt Brazilian damGreen groups and activists for Brazil’s indigenous peoples cheered a court order halting construction of the controversial Belo Monte hydroelectric dam.

Activists hail order to halt Brazilian dam
Green groups and activists for Brazil’s indigenous peoples cheered a court order halting construction of the controversial Belo Monte hydroelectric dam.