Brazil Links

Brazil Flag What would locals like others know about Brazil? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion HeadlinesDeforestation in Brazil is out of control. Bolsonaro is asking for billions to stop it.Leonardo DiCaprio Accused Of Bankrolling Amazon Rainforest Fires By Brazil PresidentThe Cinta Larga and the curse of the diamondsConheça a Yandê, a primeira …

Curitiba

Photo: Amanda Santiago, Rainbow (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on Curitiba, capital of the southern Brazilian state of Paraná. Google Mapshttps://goo.gl/maps/TwQgMdZ26v7xEbGTA HeadlinesGet on the bus – Earth Island Journal WikipediaCuritibaArena da Baixada Planeta.com

Iguazu Falls

Photo: Patrick Nouhailler, Falls (Some rights reserved) Iguazu Falls are waterfalls of the Iguazu River located on the border of the Brazilian State of Paraná and the Argentine Province of Misiones. The Iguazu River originates near the city of Curitiba. It flows through Brazil for most of its course. Below its confluence with the San …

Rio de Janeiro

Photo: UN/Michos Tzovaras, View from Tijuca National Forest (Some rights reserved) Welcome to Rio (pronounced ‘Heeoo’ by locals). Located on Brazil’s Atlantic coast, Rio de Janeiro was the country’s capital between 1763 and 1960 and is the country’s second largest city. Natural WorldThe world’s only urban forest is located in Rio. Its area of 3,300 …

Wild Brazil (Brasil Selvagem)

Brazil Flag Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Brazil – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. HeadlinesBrazil environment minister quits; faces illegal logging probe – ReutersProposed Legislation to Mine Brazil’s Indigenous Lands Will Threaten Amazon …

São Paulo

Photo: Diego Torres Silvestre, Downtown São Paulo is a municipality in the Southeast Region of Brazil. The name of the city honors the Apostle, Saint Paul of Tarsus. HeadlinesSound-politics in São Paulo, Brazil Elsewhere on the webhttps://news.vice.com/story/sao-paulos-graffiti-artists-revolt-after-mayor-attempts-to-paint-the-city-greyMuseum of the Portuguese Languagehttp://sustainablecitiescollective.com/global-site-plans-grid/272911/s-o-paulo-brazil-will-soon-have-free-bicycle-service-centerhttp://thisbigcity.net/sao-paulo-transforms-parklets-into-public-policyhttp://roadsandkingdoms.com/2014/know-before-you-go-sao-pauloBartering and Sustainable Cities: Shaping a Different Value System in São Paulo | This Big …

Brazil

Photo: Nan Palmero, Rio Bondinho (Some rights reserved) Brazil borders Uruguay to the south; Argentina and Paraguay to the southwest; Bolivia and Peru to the west; Colombia to the northwest; and Venezuela, Suriname, Guyana and French Guiana to the north. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/YFspNgbwqpnbUCQm7 Recommended ListeningBrazil’s museum fire and political uncertainty – Was Brazil’s National Museum fire …

Brasília

Photo: Jean Marconi, Arco Upcoming: 60th anniversary in 2020 Government brasilia.df.gov.br df.gov.br Headlines Planned from scratch: Brasilia at 60 in pictures – BBC References Current Time Wikipedia Brasília Planeta.com Brazil Brazil Links Cities