Wild Brazil (Brasil Selvagem)

Brazil Flag Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in Brazil. This page curates relevant links and resources related to the parks and reserves, archaeological sites, and world heritage sites across the country. Helpful comments and suggestions are welcome. HeadlinesBrazil environment minister quits; faces illegal logging probe – ReutersProposed Legislation to Mine Brazil’s Indigenous Lands Will Threaten …

Iguazu Falls

Photo: Patrick Nouhailler, Falls 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 Antonio River, the …

Brazil Links

Brazil Flag What would locals like visitors to 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 Presidenthttp://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-38595410Conheça a Yandê, a primeira rádio indígena online do Brasil (Meet Yandê, …

Rio de Janeiro

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 hectares encompasses trees, belvederes, caves and waterfalls in Tijuca National Park. …

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

Brazil

Photo: Nan Palmero, Rio Bondinho 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 Maps goo.gl/maps/YFspNgbwqpnbUCQm7 Recommended Listening Brazil’s museum fire and political uncertainty – Was Brazil’s National Museum fire a …

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. Headlines Sound-politics in São Paulo, Brazil Elsewhere on the web https://news.vice.com/story/sao-paulos-graffiti-artists-revolt-after-mayor-attempts-to-paint-the-city-grey Museum of the Portuguese Language http://sustainablecitiescollective.com/global-site-plans-grid/272911/s-o-paulo-brazil-will-soon-have-free-bicycle-service-center http://thisbigcity.net/sao-paulo-transforms-parklets-into-public-policy http://roadsandkingdoms.com/2014/know-before-you-go-sao-paulo Bartering and Sustainable Cities: Shaping a Different Value …

Curitiba

Photo Features http://www.themalaymailonline.com/travel/article/getting-to-know-brazils-world-cup-host-city-curitiba http://thisbigcity.net/curitibas-twelve-point-plan-for-creating-a-cycle-friendly-city Get on the bus – Earth Island Journal Flickr Groups http://www.flickr.com/groups/curitiba Wikipedia Curitiba Arena_da_Baixada Planeta.com Brazil Brazil Links Cities