A still from a FUNAI video of The Man of the Hole, filmed during a government monitoring mission

Brazil’s Man of the Hole Is Dead. The Last Survivor of His Tribe’s Genocide

An Indigenous man known as “The Man of the Hole” has died in Brazil. ...

People skilled with weapons, sometimes linked to the state, use violence to ensure illicit activities. Giuseppe Flandoli/Shutterstock

The Future of the Amazon and the World Climate Is in the Hands of the Brazilian Militias

The future of the environmental agenda is on a collision course with Brazil’s violent ...

Dry ground of the Jaguari dam, during a drought in Joanópolis, near São Paulo, Brazil. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

Brazil Loses 16% of Its Water. Blame it on the Amazon Deforestation

Recurring drought, regular power outages and a devastated farming industry – these are the ...

Mata Atlântica Forest - Wikimedia Commons

Brazil’s Atlantic Forest Will See More Changes in Five Decades than in the Last 21,000 Years

Brazil’s Atlantic Forest is one of the most biologically diverse places on Earth. Roughly ...

The Southern Atlantic right whale is back in the Brazilian coast.

Hunted for Centuries and Almost Extinct the Right Whale Is Making a Comeback in Brazil

Whale season started this month on the Brazilian coast and is expected to last ...

Tyrannosaurus rex spanned all of ancient North America, and about 20,000 lived at once. 1Ado123/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA

Earth Had 2.5 Billion Tyrannosaurus Rex and Other Revelations

During 2.4 million years of existence on Earth, a total of 2.5 billion Tyrannosaurus ...

At first glance, the Cerrado looks barren. But the savanna boasts important aquifers and provides major carbon storage. Andressa Zumpano / Action Aid.

Only Now the World Is Starting to Learn How Vital Is Brazil’s Cerrado to Our Planet

On May 6, 2015, the Brazilian government officially recognized a special economic region, one ...

Royal flycatcher (Onychorhynchus coronatus) in the Amazon by Philip Stouffer

The Radical Changes Fires Are Causing the Amazon Flora and Fauna

The number of fires burning in standing Amazon rainforest spiked dramatically in recent weeks, ...