Tag: brazil

Would You Eat Mystery Industrial Waste? Brazil’s Hunger Program Draws Criticism

If you were hungry enough, what’s the worst thing you’d consider eating? If your answer was something along the lines of “indeterminate, dehydrated industrial...

Who’s Killing The Amazon’s Uncontacted Tribes?

Deep in the Amazon, a group of uncontacted, categorized Indigenous tribespeople were foraging for food along a river bank. Then they ran into miners....

2015: Deadliest Year For Environmentalists

The stakes are rising daily in the climate change battle, so it no surprise that this past year saw the highest number of murders of...

One in Five Plant Species Doomed by Man

Evolution is a funny thing — not “haha” funny, but that kind of funny that makes you think. Take, for instance, a new report...

Missing Tortoise Found After 30 Years

Losing a family pet can be a traumatic experience, whether that pet is big or small, furry or scaly, finned or shelled. In 1982,...

Brazil Gives Subway Riders Books That Double As Tickets

Those who travel to work or any other destination via public transit know that there's quite a bit of time to kill waiting for...

WHO Calls Emergency Meeting to Discuss Zika Virus Concerns

A meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO) is scheduled for Monday, February 1st, to discuss what actions can be taken against the Zika...

Brazil Set to Approve GMO ‘Suicide’ Seeds

In a move that has environmental groups worldwide in a state of panic, Brazil's Judicial Commission is considering legislation that would allow the planting...