Endemic Birds of Brazil

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My wife and I spent two weeks in Brazil birding the Atlantic Forest and The Pantanal. Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world and also has the fifth place in the countries with the highest population to feed. Destinations Brazil endemics three-toed Jacamar

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They’ve Got an Awful Lot of Birds in Brazil.

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Way down among the Brazillians, Coffee beans grow by the billions, So they’ve got to find those extra cups to fill, They’ve got an awful lot of coffee in Brazil.… The Coffee Song lyrics ran like an earworm through my head as I prepared for my September trip to Brazil.

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Banco Palmas, Brazil

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A local bank with a local currency by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In 1998, residents from the impoverished Palmeira neighborhood of Fortaleza, Brazil, decided to take their economic future into their own hands.

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Most Wanted Birds in Brazil

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home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Birds / Most Wanted Birds in Brazil Most Wanted Birds in Brazil By Corey • March 12, 2011 • 5 comments Tweet Share Brazil is an amazing country loaded with a huge number of species of bird that birders the world over desperately want to experience. To see this bird in all its glory in the environs of Brazil would be my bird dream.

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Brazil faces the worst drought in 80 years

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" Brazil is a country with 12 percent of the world’s fresh water supply and just 3 percent of its population, but it is at risk of running dry. Brazil is currently in the midst of the worst drought it has seen in eighty years, and there’s no sign of it letting up.

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Birding Brazil Blog

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Now he’s moved to Brazil , which means we get to vicariously explore the avifauna of another bird-rich country. Derek Kverno has already created epic blog travelogues of his stints in Ecuador and Tanzania. Awesome! Asides

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Review: Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil – The.

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And it looks even better in my hands while I dream about a visit to regions of Brazil I had scarcely heard of before being provided with a review copy of the first volume of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil.* The conservation need is urgent: great attention has rightly been paid to Brazil’s Amazonian rainforest but not enough resources have gone to the Pantanal and the Cerrado, of which only 4% and 5%, respectively, are protected.

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Parrots: Brazil’s Colorful Avian Clowns

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Second, they occupy an astonishing variety of habitats from temperate Araucaria forests in Chile to alpine scree in New Zealand to seasonally flooded rainforests in Brazil to rocky sea cliffs in Australia. Brazil, in particular, is the country with the largest number of parrot species in the world with approximately 84 species. No other region in Brazil has so many parrots as the Amazon. The Atlantic Rainforest of Brazil is a major hotspot for endemism.

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Giveaway of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil: The.

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home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / competitions / Giveaway of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil: The Pantanal & Cerrado of Central Brazil Giveaway of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil: The Pantanal & Cerrado of Central Brazil By Corey • March 3, 2011 • 7 comments Tweet Share Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it is that time again!

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Brazil’s Wind Power Push

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Brazil, currently Latin America’s leading country in terms of renewable energy is expected to install 31.6GW of wind power by 2025, according to a recent study by HIS Emerging Energy Research. GE has previously announced plans to invest US$500m in its operations in Brazil, including US$200m to develop its wind turbine, aero-derivative product activities and oil & gas activities. Wind Power News brazil wind power

Brazil’s Pantanal: A Birding Spectacle

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The Pantanal is a vast, seasonally flooded wetland — the largest in the world — in the southwest corner of the state of Mato Grosso in Brazil. It is also perhaps the best place in Brazil to see White-fronted Woodpecker , a specialty more typical of the Chaco of Paraguay and Argentina which occurs in small numbers at Pousada Piuval.

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Brazil’s 12th man.

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“This sad Brazilian fan was shown crying. But no ones published this beautiful picture of him handing the trophy to a German fan. He was quoted as saying “Take it to the final! As you can see, it is not easy, but you deserve it, congratulations” “For anyone who wants to know, the guy is […]. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Popular Lately WAYLON: Classic Queue

Winner of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil Giveaway

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home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / competitions / Winner of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil Giveaway Winner of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil Giveaway By Corey • March 12, 2011 • No comments yet Tweet Share There were many excellent entries in the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil: The Pantanal & Cerrado of Central Brazil giveaway.

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Magical Canastra: A Piece of Brazil’s Forgotten Grasslands

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However, even within Brazil, very few people are aware of Brazil’s Cerrado: a biome of expansive grasslands dotted with termite mounds, lightly wooded savannas, and ribbons of gallery forest along permanent sources of water. After guiding at Cristalino Lodge, I had the good fortune to travel throughout southeast Brazil with Dalcio Dacol. Many people have heard of the immense Amazon Rainforest with its astonishing biodiversity.

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Brazil Bans Catching Catfish to Save Pink River Dolphins

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Brazil is in the process of temporarily banning the catch of catfish, in order to save the Pink River dolphins. According to the Fishing and Aquaculture Ministry, the flesh of Read More The post Brazil Bans Catching Catfish to Save Pink River Dolphins appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil Bans Animal Testing With Hefty Fines

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The state of Sao Paulo in Brazil is now taking a serious stance against animal cruelty with their new law against animal testing. The state has officially adopted a ban Read More The post Sao Paulo, Brazil Bans Animal Testing With Hefty Fines appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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UN agency head highlights Brazil’s role in promoting family farming and transforming rural communities

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Rome, 18 July 2016 – Brazil has a lot to teach the world about the importance of family farmers, said the President of the United Nation’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Kanayo F. In Brazil, they produce up to 70 per cent of the country’s staple food. The world has a lot to learn from how Brazil has supported family farmers, giving them the tools they need to succeed.” Last April, IFAD approved a new country strategy for Brazil.

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Don't Forget the Birds of Brazil Giveaway

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home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Asides / Don’t Forget the Birds of Brazil Giveaway Don’t Forget the Birds of Brazil Giveaway By Corey • March 7, 2011 • No comments yet Tweet Share You only have until Thursday to enter the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil giveaway.

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"Brazil's $900 million World Cup stadium is now being used as a parking lot"

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Joseph Stromberg: Brazil spent about $3 billion building 12 new or heavily refurbished stadiums for last year's World Cup. Officials promised these taxpayer-funded venues would continue to generate revenue for years, hosting concerts, pro soccer games, and other events. But as Lourdes Garcia-Navarro at NPR reports , most stadiums are failing to generate much revenue at all.

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The World’s Coolest Beekeeper’s Helper is a Donkey in Brazil

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After all, donkeys are essential to thousands of residents from Morocco to Yemen, and beekeepers from Lebanon to Turkey who keep vulnerable bee populations from descending into total collapse might benefit from this inspiring tale in the semi-desert region of Caatinga, Brazil.

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Wind Energy Increasing In Popularity In Brazil

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Brazil is one country which is quickly becoming a hotbed for renewables, namely wind energy. In 2009, Brazil added a total of 264 megawatts of energy from wind energy. Brazil has created wind energy auctions, of which there have been three total.

Amazon and Other Regions at Risk as Brazil’s Senate Poised to Strip Forest Protections

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a clear attempt to dismantle Brazil’s environmental legislation. Input from scientists, researchers, family farmers and social groups has been systematically ignored in both the House and Senate,” says WWF-Brazil’s CEO Maria Cecilia Wey de Brito.

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WATCH: 20 Beached Dolphins Saved by Good Samaritans in Brazil

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A man with a camera filmed the stranding of 20 or so dolphins in Arraial do Cabo, Brazil. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News Video

Brazil. {22 Images of the World Cup you and I are Ignoring}

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It’s all about tourism dollars: Relephant read: Brazil Police warn visitors, ‘Don’t scream if robbed’ (bbc.com) From Reddit: “I went to Rio many years ago, and clearly nothing’s changed. Inequality? Whatever.

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Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil

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[link] Residents of Curitiba, Brazil, think they live in the best city in the world, and a lot of outsiders agree. In 1971 he was appointed mayor by the then military government of Brazil. Orphaned or abandoned street children are a problem all over Brazil.

Brazil To Close Dump To Capture Emissions

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Now the country of Brazil will be closing one of their major dumps as well, the Jardim Gramacho. Brazil has estimated that $232 million in fifteen years will be earned via biogas generation and carbon credits due to the captured emissions from Jardim Gramacho.

Attack on critical mass in Brazil

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Last week an angry motorist mowed down a large group of bicyclists who participated in a critical mass event in Porto Alegre, Brazil (see video below). Quick Read attack bicycle Brazil car attack critical mass videoAccording to the Urban Country the attack left at least 15 riders injured and 8 people was sent to a nearby hospital ER. The driver has been arrested and may now face attempted murder charges. About 150 people participated in the critical mass event.

Brazil’s Easy Taxi App Heads to Egypt and Morocco

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Experimental taxi apps are in the works to ease the problem, but Brazil’s Easy Taxi heading our way is already well-established.

Amazonian Aid – Brazil Launches New Fund

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Brazil this month announced the setting up of an international fund to protect the Amazons. Brazil is gifted with nearly 60 percent of the rain forests, so this marks an important opening move to draw on money to save the world’s largest reservoir of natural wealth.

Jack Johnson Plants Roots in Brazil

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Last month, the singer participated in a tree planting ceremony for World Environment Day in Brazil. Johnson had the honor of planting the very first Acu-Jequitib’a tree in the Botanical Gardens in Rio de Janeiro through his two organizations, All At Once and Surfrider Brazil. “It’s

TerraCycle Goes Global! Brazil first in TerraCycle International

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In the beginning of June 2009, TerraCycle, the upcycling company, officially launched in Brazil. TerraCycle launched with Frito-Lay in the United States less than 6 months ago and in that short period of time Frito-Lay has driven an ambitious expansion into Brazil.

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World Cup Winner to Pay for 23 Needy Kids’ Surgeries in Brazil

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Mesut Özil might have helped his German team knock Brazil out of the World Cup, beating them in a 7-1 match, but off the field he is showing the country nothing but love. Read More The post World Cup Winner to Pay for 23 Needy Kids’ Surgeries in Brazil appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes News People Sports Top News Mesut Özil

Over 300 Centuries-Old Trees Felled for Pope Event in Brazil

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Read More The post Over 300 Centuries-Old Trees Felled for Pope Event in Brazil appeared first on Ecorazzi. According to the vice mayor, the Church nor the event organizers had permission to clear the trees in the national park.

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World's Largest Lego Tower -Brazil

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The world's largest Lego Tower in Brazil Nothing much to do with climate change, we confess.but just too good not to include on the site !The

Brazil’s Largest Metropolis Takes On the Pollution Challenge

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Brazil’s Sao Paulo is the largest city in size and population. Brazil is backing itself as one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Environment Green News Brazil emission urban

Deforestation In Brazil Decreased Last Year

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Deforestation has been one of the major contributors of greenhouse gas emissions for the country of Brazil, a country plagued for decades with massive deforestation. However, recent years in Brazil have shown a downward trend in deforestation.

World's Largest Lego Tower -Brazil

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The world's largest Lego Tower in Brazil Nothing much to do with climate change, we confess.but just too good not to include on the site!

A Third Environmental Activist Shot and Killed in Brazil

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Adelino Ramos , a rural activist protecting the dwindling land of the Amazon, was murdered this Friday in Porto Velho, the capital of Rondonia, Brazil.

Judge Stops Construction Of Controversial Brazil Dam

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However, Ibama, Brazil’s environment agency, recently gave the go-ahead for the Belo Monte project. For the past thirty years, the Brazilian government and opposing organizations have gone head to head when it comes to the potential building of a massive dam.

Gisele Bündchen Plants Trees with Children in Brazil

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Earlier this week Mrs. Tom Brady, Gisele Bündchen, took off her runway heels to plant trees in Sao Paolo, Brazil with a group of children. Bündchen, 31, went back to her home country to celebrate the launch of ‘Gisele and the Green Team’on Cartoon Network Brazil.In addition, the model attended an event at the Center [.]. Causes Environment gisele bundchen tom brady

Brazil and China Promote Partnerships in Renewable Energy

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The cooperation agreement between Brazil and China, through the China-Brazil Center for Climate Change and Innovative Energy Technologies, could yield benefits for Brazil, especially in the area of renewable energy, according to Segen Estefen.

Red-legged Seriema

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Fast forward 8 years and I found myself in Brazil. Red-legged Seriema, Cariama cristata , can be seen in Brazil and Uruguay and overlap with the Black-legged Seriema in Northern Argentina and Paraguay. Birding Brazil Red-legged Seriema REGUA Rio de Janiero

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Controversial Forest Code Gets Congress Approval In Brazil

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Deforestation rates largely were high across Brazil for the majority of the tracking timeframe. Overall, increased deforestation is attributed to the elevated demand for products popular for growth in Brazil, such as soybeans.