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.
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 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.
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.
After the anti-democracy riots in Brasilia last month, Lula’s Brazil aims to simultaneously tackle social inequality and environmental protection.
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”
As the final round of the Brazilian presidential election approaches, we hereby review some key events of Jair Bolsonaro’s past environmental agenda.
With Professor Dr. Fernando Silveira Franco, we discuss the development of agroecology in Brazil: the rise from the land, the spread across universities, the integration in national policies.
The high unemployment and the pandemic have led many Brazilians to a condition of food vulnerability. To tackle the hunger crisis, agroecological farmers like Ana Bovoy in São Paulo created a net of food distribution initiatives all over the country.