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  1. Brazil government reduces forest protections in Pará, rewards squatters for illegal occupation

    Desdemonadespair.net - Environment 10.07 / 17:19 desdemonadespair.net
    By Cleide Carvalho25 September 2017 SÃO PAULO (O Globo) – [Translation by Google] The government bill that reduces the National Forest (Flona) of Jamanxim, in Pará, should benefit grileiros who deforested and occupied at least 44 thousand hectares of land that should be protected. The area - larger than the city of Curitiba and home to 1.8 million people - was cleared over a period of eight years between 2008 and 2016. The project is designed to regularize the situation of former squatters …
  2. Spatial and temporal trends of visceral leishmaniasis by mesoregion in a southeastern state of Brazil, 2002-2013

    Plosntds.org - Science 10.07 / 05:16 plosntds.org
    by Thais Almeida Marques da Silva, Wendel Coura-Vital, David Soeiro Barbosa, Carla Sayuri Fogaça Oiko, Maria Helena Franco Morais, Bruna Dias Tourinho, Diogo Portella Ornelas de Melo, Ilka Afonso Reis, Mariângela Carneiro Background Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is expanding in Brazil and in other South American countries, a process that has been associated with the urbanization of the disease. This study analyzes the spatial and temporal distribution of VL in the Brazilian state of M…
  3. The Biopolitics of Beauty: Cosmetic Citizenship and Affective Capital in Brazil by Alvaro Jarrín

    Ucpress.edu - 10.07 / 05:12 ucpress.edu
    The Biopolitics of Beauty examines how beauty became an aim of national health in Brazil. Using ethnographic fieldwork carried out in Brazilian hospitals, the author shows how plastic surgeons and patients navigate the public health system to transform beauty into a basic health right. The book historically traces the national concern with beauty to Brazilian eugenics, which established beauty as an index of the nation’s racial improvement. …Buy…
  4. Thermo LC-MS Solutions Receive ANVISA Registration in Brazil

    Labmedica.com - Industries 10.07 / 05:12 labmedica.com
    Thermo Fisher Scientific’s liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (LC-MS) in vitro diagnostic (IVD) systems, which enable the quantitation of analytes i…
  5. Little Richard's Big Decision: No Longer Gay! + Tab Hunter: Still Gay + Bearded Ginger + Caitlyn's Made Her Bed + Brazil

    Boyculture.com - Lifestyle 10.07 / 04:02 boyculture.com
    Little Richard's Big Decision: No Longer Gay! + Tab Hunter: Still Gay + Bearded Ginger + Caitlyn's Made Her Bed + Brazilian Beef + Street Artist Drags Jimmy Kimmel — 6…
  6. Manchester City’s Ederson to Start for Brazil Against Chile

    Sambafoot.com - Soccer 10.06 / 17:08 sambafoot.com
    Manchester City’s Ederson to Start for Brazil Against C…
  7. Renato Augusto-not Brazil’s best player, but certainly they’re most indispensable

    Sambafoot.com - Soccer 10.06 / 17:08 sambafoot.com
    For Brazil, planning for next year’s World Cup is already well underway. Tite called four players into the squad for the first time for October qualifiers against Bolivia and Chile. Friendlies against Japan, England, Germany and Russia are all in the pipeline as the coach looks to fine tune his side and decide the last few places in his s…
  8. Thiago Silva and Coutinho to Start for Brazil as Tite Confirms Line-Up

    Sambafoot.com - Soccer 10.06 / 17:08 sambafoot.com
    Thiago Silva and Coutinho to Start for Brazil as Tite Confirms…
  9. Children set on fire in Brazil nursery attack

    Wnd.com - Health 10.06 / 17:03 wnd.com
    (The Sun) Four toddlers have been killed in a horrific arson attack this morning at a nursery in Brazil. The tots, aged between two and four, and one teacher were burned alive at the Innocent Children’s People Municipal Education Centre, in Janaúba, Minas Gerias, police said. The suspect – a security guard named Damiao Soares …
  10. Brazil calls on Swiss for help in Olympic vote-buying case

    Dailyrecordnews.com - All Sports 10.06 / 12:21 dailyrecordnews.com
    BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Brazilian authorities investigating Olympic official Carlos Nuzman in a vote-buying case have asked prosecutors in Switzerland for h…
  11. Argentina fall out of qualification spots; Uruguay draw; Brazil held

    Espnfc.com - Soccer 10.06 / 09:20 espnfc.com
    Argentina are in danger of missing…
  12. Brazil calls on Swiss for help in Olympic vote-buying case

    Federalnewsradio.com - All Sports 10.06 / 09:18 federalnewsradio.com
    Brazilian authorities investigating Olympic official Carlos Nuzman in a vote-buying case have asked prosecutors in Switzerland for help The post Brazil calls on Swiss for help in Olympic vote-buying case appeared first on…
  13. Preschoolers die after being set alight in Brazil

    Dw.com - Business 10.06 / 01:38 dw.com
    The children killed at the "Innocent People" nursery school were all under the age of five. Police are questioning the suspect's family to try and determine a motive for the…
  14. Unilever to acquire natural and organic food business in Brazil

    Me Terra distributes more than 120 natural and organic products including cereals cookies and…
  15. Petrobras, ExxonMobil secure prime deepwater Brazil blocks

    PennyEnergy - Oil and Gas 10.04 / 14:22 pennenergy.com
    Petrobras has acquired six offshore blocks in the Campos basin under Brazil’s 14th Round of Bids, staged by the National Petroleum A…
  16. Playoffs in Brazil sprinkled with landmines

    The Brazilian Football League has wound up its regular season and head into the round of 16 playoffs this weekend. A check of the playoff bracket reveals some interesting matchups The four #1 seeds in Brazil, the Joao Pessoa Espectros, Sada Cruzeiro, Cuiaba Arsenal and Timbo Rex all finished with unbeaten records and at least three are […] The post Playoffs in Brazil sprinkled with landmines appeared first on American Football I…
  17. Willian or Coutinho - or both? Time running for Brazil boss Tite to make final tweaks

    Goal.com - Football 10.04 / 09:40 goal.com
    The Selecao go into October's qualifiers with just two more squads to be selected - and with plenty of fine-tuning to be done ahead of Russia…
  18. Tite all business as Brazil prepare for Bolivia

    Goal.com - Football 10.04 / 09:40 goal.com
    Despite World Cup qualification having been assured since March, the Selecao boss is hard at work fine-tuning his side ahead of Russia next…
  19. Brazil's Moon Tree Warrior

    Discovermagazine.com -Science 10.04 / 09:38 discovermagazine.com
    On a warm, windy August day in 1981, a crowd gathered at the fairgrounds in Santa Rosa for the final event of the soybean fair that’s held every other year in the small city in southern Brazil. Schools had let out so local students could attend, along with curious fairgoers and a collection of bigwigs whose rank rose all the way up to João Figueiredo, then the president of Brazil. Speeches were made, the national anthem played, and then, around 1 p.m., a small tree was planted to sy…