Entries by Sarah Santos Ferreira

Tales from the Caatinga: The Vision of an Expert

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Sarah Santos Ferreira
Prof. Francisca Soares de Araújo, a biologist, and Sarah Ferreira discuss here the challenges of Caatinga. In this conversation, they talked about the dangers involved in the new dynamics of this Brazilian region.

Brazilian Biomes - Chapter 1: Caatinga

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Sarah Santos Ferreira
This year, we shall explore the Brazilian landscape! First stop: Caatinga, a place once seen as empty and forgotten. Discover why this ecosystem doesn't get what it deserves and learn its challenges in staying protected!

Brazil’s Burning Beats

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Sarah Santos Ferreira
Brazil is grappling with heatwaves and water scarcity in the Northern region, where the Caatinga ecosystem is undergoing desertification. Climate action and water management strategies are urgently needed.

Eyes on Fire

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Sarah Santos Ferreira
Explore how economic disparities and historical factors influence media coverage of environmental crises in Brazil, impacting the Amazon region.

From Crisis to Culture: The Birth of Ribeirinho Communities

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Sarah Santos Ferreira
Discover Amazon's riverside communities. Explore their lifestyle, challenges, and the impact of environmental disasters. Dive into a story of resilience and connections with rivers: meet the Ribeirinhos.

Quilombola Communities: the resilience of a contemporary past

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Sarah Santos Ferreira
Brazil's rich cultural tapestry is interwoven with a diverse array of ethnic groups, each contributing to the nation's vibrant heritage. Among these, the Quilombolas stand out as a testament to the resilience and tenacity of their slaved African ancestors who resisted oppression and sought freedom during the dark chapters of history.

Caiçara People: Guardians of Brazil's Coastal Heritage

Caiçara people are the guardians of Brazil's coastal heritage. Their deep connection to water, their culture and way of life is threatened by urgent environmental challenges.

Social-Ecological Legacies of African-Brazilian Religions

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Sarah Santos Ferreira
The interaction between African and Brazilian ethnicities during the colonial period culminated in the formation of traditional terreiro communities, which still play important role for their social-ecological impact.

Brazil's Transversal Approach for the Environment

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Sarah Santos Ferreira
After the anti-democracy riots in Brasilia last month, Lula’s Brazil aims to simultaneously tackle social inequality and environmental protection.

Brazil’s 2023 Environmental Agenda: First Steps towards Reintegration

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Sarah Santos Ferreira
Lula is Brazil’s new official president. At COP 27 he delivered a strong environmental message to the world: “Brazil will stand for the Amazon and the indigenous people living in there”

Brazilian Elections: What did Bolsonaro do for the Environment in the Last Four Years?

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Sarah Santos Ferreira
As the final round of the Brazilian presidential election approaches, we hereby review some key events of Jair Bolsonaro’s past environmental agenda.