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‘Hidden genocide’: Death of Indigenous man in Brazil spurs outcry

Death of ‘Man of the Hole’ renews alarm over threats Indigenous people face under President Jair Bolsonaro’s government. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/9/1/hidden-genocide-death-of-indigenous-man-in-brazil-spurs-outcry Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Lula holds lead as Brazil’s election campaign officially begins

Polarised presidential campaign kicking off with former left-wing leader holding 12-percent lead over Jair Bolsonaro. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/8/16/lula-holds-lead-as-brazils-election-campaign-officially-begins Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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At least 18 dead in Brazilian police raid on Rio favelas

State public defender’s office says ‘there are signs of major human rights violations’ in raid on Complexo do Alemao. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/7/21/at-least-18-dead-in-brazil-police-raid-on-rio-favelas Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Stars in Brazil voice fury as judge orders festival to ban ‘political demonstrations’

Electoral judge outlaws leftist ‘propaganda’ at Lollapalooza, months before October election Artists and celebrities in Brazil have voiced outrage after an electoral judge ordered one…

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Deforestation threat to Amazon indigenous areas if protected status changed – report

It is illegal to mine these areas of the rainforest but the government wants to change the law. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-60466237?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Devastating floods and mudslides leave at least 44 dead in Brazil

Heavy rains bring destruction to Petrópolis and surrounding mountainous areas in Rio de Janeiro state At least 44 people have died after heavy rains sent…

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Rio de Janeiro postpones Carnival parades as Covid cases surge in Brazil

Rio de Janeiro’s world-famous Carnival festivities are being postponed as the number of coronavirus cases in Brazil rises. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/rio-de-janeiro-postpones-carnival-parades-covid-cases-surge-brazil-rcna13176 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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A bridge in Brazil collapses in a flood, both victims survived

Parts of Brazil have been experiencing extreme flooding this winter. A bridge in Macarani collapsed in December, and two people fell into th river. Both…

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Scientists raise alarm as deforestation jumps in Brazil’s Cerrado

Destruction of trees, grasses and other plants in world’s largest savanna is a major source of Brazil’s greenhouse gas emissions Deforestation last year rose to…

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Are we running out of time to save the Amazon rainforest?

With deforestation on the rise, scientists are raising the alarm about a looming ecological catastrophe. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/program/upfront/2021/12/31/are-we-running-out-of-time-to-save-the-amazon-rainforest Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Dams burst in northeastern Brazil as region hit by floods

Two dams gave way in the northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia after weeks of heavy rains swamped already swollen local rivers. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/dams-burst-northeastern-brazil-region-hit-floods-rcna10031 Droolin’ Dog…

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Amazon deforestation is rising. Guyana offers a rare bright spot

Guyana, where trees cover 90 percent of the land, can offer insights to protect world’s largest rainforest, experts say. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/11/29/amazon-deforestation-is-rising-guyana-offers-a-rare-bright-spot Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rises by more than a fifth in a year

Loss of rainforest at highest point since 2006 according to its government’s annual report Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest soared 22% in a year to…

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Brazil: massive sandstorm smothers parts of São Paulo state – video

A sandstorm made by powerful winds whipping up dust from the ground has engulfed Barretos and surrounding towns north of the city of São Paulo….

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Mass protests in Brazil call for Jair Bolsonaro’s impeachment

Crowds parade through cities as polling shows president’s ratings sinking to new depths Tens of thousands of protesters have returned to the streets of Brazil’s…

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Brazil’s Amazon deforestation remains high despite slight fall

August deforestation was lower than last year, but rates remain much higher than before Bolsonaro took office. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/9/10/deforestation-in-brazils-amazon-rainforest-falls-remains-high Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Deforestation in Brazilian Amazon hits highest annual level in a decade

Rainforest lost 10,476 sq km between August 2020 and July 2021, report says, despite increasing global concern Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon has hit the…

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Tragedy Strikes with Historic Brazilian Cinematheque in Flames as Community Lashes Out: ‘An Indescribable Pain’

On Thursday evening, the Brazilian Cinematheque was engulfed in flames in western Sao Paulo, where the 6,500-square meter building has housed much of the country’s…

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Lula 2022? Brazil poised for sensational political comeback

With former president’s political rights restored, polls suggest he would thrash Jair Bolsonaro if he stands for election Anazir Maria de Oliveira has a simple…

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Unusual cold weather in Brazil sends coffee prices soaring

Last week’s severe frosts caused extensive damage to fields in Brazil, the world’s largest producer of coffee. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2021/7/27/unusual-cold-weather-in-brazil-sends-coffee-prices-soaring Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Study: Sections of the Amazon Rainforest emit more CO2 than they absorb

Segments of the Amazon rainforest now emit more carbon dioxide than they can absorb because of human-caused disturbances, according to a study published in the…

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Bolsonaro in hospital as hiccups persist for more than 10 days

President, 66, to be observed by doctors for next 48 hours Speculation grows over health of Brazil’s far-right leader The Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has…

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