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Kids in Brazil’s favelas are eliminating dengue fever – by breeding mosquitos It might sound counterintuitive, but children in Brazil are breeding mosquitoes at home as part of a life-saving health initiative Health Society World
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The indigenous Brazilian congresswoman who is standing up to Bolsonaro This indigenous lawyer has made history as the first native woman ever to be elected to Brazil’s congress. She faces a host of obstacles – b... Environment Society World
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The young Brazilian human rights champions In the aftermath of Jair Bolsonaro’s election as Brazil’s president, many feared he would roll back human rights protections. Brave young pe... Society World
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‘Through poetry, I show there is more to my city than murder and trafficking’ ‘People think my neighbourhood is a place only of homicide and trafficking. I use poetry to show them otherwise,’ says poet Evanilson Alves,... Arts Opinion Society World
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1.4 million Brazilians sign zero deforestation bill For the past three years, Greenpeace Brazil has been collecting signatures in support of a bill to establish a zero deforestation law in the... Conservation Democracy Environment
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Marina Silva: leading Brazil’s green revolution After a convincing third place in her first time standing for the Brazilian presidency, environmentalist Marina Silva offers hope for a sust... Conservation Politics

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