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Cruising in the "Caribbean" of the Amazon

 A few weeks ago, my Peruvian and I along with another couple went on a fantastic trip to the Amazon. Well, to be more precise, a cruise on the Tapajos River up in the North of Brazil. 1,174 more words


Drought Impacts on Children’s Respiratory Health in the Brazilian Amazon

by Allison Hu

Drought conditions in Amazonia are associated with increased fire incidence, enhancing aerosol emissions with degradation in air quality. On average, the Brazilian Amazon experiences extreme flood or drought once every ten years (Smith… 967 more words

Human Health

At the crux of development issues

I’m sure some of you are wondering what exactly is going on with this solar energy installation.

What is the status of the modules donated by SunEdison? 1,301 more words

Minha Casa Minha Dívida

“Quando o sonho se realiza” “When the dream comes true”, reads the title of the article. The dream that’s being referred to is one that many Brazilians desire: to have their own home. 1,029 more words

Sun-kissed Cabelo Seco

Did I really publish the last post only six days ago?? It feels like weeks have gone by with the amount that has happened since then. 1,342 more words

Eu Sou Amazônia

“Em que parte do Brasil estamos?” “We are in what part of Brazil?” Dan chorused to the circle of 3rd grade students sitting in the auditorium of the José Mendonça Vergolino elementary school. 869 more words

3rd Solar Energy Workshop

On Sunday afternoon we held the third solar energy workshop in the Barracão. The main objective of the workshop was to brainstorm ways to sensitize Cabelo Seco and Marabá about solar energy during next week’s bike ride and the end of the year festival. 1,022 more words