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Jair Bolsonaro fined for not wearing mask at São Paulo biker rally

The Observer 13 Jun 2021
Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, led thousands of motorcyclist supporters through the streets of São Paulo on Saturday – and was fined for failure to wear a mask in violation of local pandemic restrictions ... Photograph. Alan Santos/Presidency of Brazil/EPA ... .
photo: Creative Commons / Marcos Corrêa/PR
Opening ceremony of the Copa America soccer tournament at the Morumbi stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Brazil is reluctantly hosting the Copa América that no one wanted

The Observer 13 Jun 2021
Tite’s job is safer now than it was the last time Brazil were preparing to host the Copa América, just two years ago ... More than 480,000 people have been lost to the virus in Brazil, where similar numbers have taken to the streets to protest against the mishandling of the pandemic by president Jair Bolsonaro ... Photograph.
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Photographers to Follow on Instagram: June 11, 2021

PetaPixel 11 Jun 2021
Here’s a look at some of our recent favorite posts and the photographers behind the lens ... Then use the #petapixel hashtag in your posts to join our Instagram community of photographers ... Reinaldo Opice, who can be found on Instagram as @reinaldoopice, is a landscape photographer based in São Paulo, Brazil.
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Four ways to enjoy a solar eclipse

Metro UK 10 Jun 2021
A partial solar eclipse will take place over the UK this morning (Getty) ... 1 ... This can confuse the local wildlife ... One team went to the West African island of Príncipe, and the other went to Sobral, Brazil. Taking photographs of the eclipse from two locations allowed comparative measurements of the positions of stars to prove Einstein’s theory correct ... .
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My Amazon rainforest angel: Claudia Andujar’s best photograph

The Observer 09 Jun 2021
It was 1971 when I photographed the Yanomami tribe of Brazil for the first time ... For me, the best photographers are those who are truly interested in their subjects. The Yanomami is a big population of indigenous people who live in the Amazon rainforest in northern Brazil and southern Venezuela; several thousand live in Brazil alone ... Photograph.
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‘I fell in the water, but it was worth it!’: Guardian readers on their most extraordinary bird photographs

The Observer 09 Jun 2021
It is the bird that made me want to start taking photographs ... Photograph ... This developed into a project to photograph as many local birds as possible within walking distance of my house ... An araripe manakin seen in Arajara Park in Ceará, Brazil in November 2018. Photograph ... A tawny owl photographed in Galloway Forest Park, Scotland, in May 2021.
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Knowledge of medicinal plants at risk as languages die out

The Observer 08 Jun 2021
Knowledge of medicinal plants is at risk of disappearing as human languages become extinct, a new study has warned. Indigenous languages contain vast amounts of knowledge about ecosystem services provided by the natural world around them ... Amazonian herbal remedies on sale at Ver-o-Peso market in Belem, Brazil. Photograph. Mario Tama/Getty ... Photograph ... .
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‘They stormed the ICU and beat the doctor’: health workers under attack

The Observer 07 Jun 2021
Photograph ... After that, my family tried to convince me not to go to work, but obviously that is not an option.Monica Calazans, nurse, São Paulo, Brazil. I was the first person in Brazil to get the vaccine ... Monica Calazans received the first vaccination against coronavirus in Brazil, on 17 January 2021. Photograph ... Photograph ... Photograph ... Photograph.
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Jon Rahm’s PGA withdrawal shows world Covid must come before sport

The Observer 07 Jun 2021
Brazil, with president Jair Bolsonaro holding the trophy, celebrate winning the 2019 Copa America. Brazil has offered to host it this year but is struggling with Covid cases. Photograph ... Tuesday will mark D-Day in Brazil regarding whether or not the country’s football team will commit to playing in the hastily relocated Copa América.
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Study confirms invasive lionfish now threaten species along Brazilian coast

Phys Dot Org 03 Jun 2021
But in 2015, a local diver photographed a lionfish swimming off the southern coast of Brazil and alerted the researchers, who 11 months later found and collected the specimen confirming the species' expansion into Brazil ... "Brazil, and Fernando de Noronha in particular, have robust local diving and fishing communities," he says.
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Slum tourism in the Philippines not for the faint-hearted

The National 01 Jun 2021
MANILA // For tourists looking to explore the Philippines’ capital city there are plenty of sights to keep them busy ... Slum tourism has a long history ... “During the photo walk I noticed some residents showing the photographers around with pride and dignity and I realised, they do slum tours in India and Brazil, why not here too?” ... .
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Tens of thousands of Brazilians march to demand Bolsonaro’s impeachment

The Observer 30 May 2021
Tens of thousands of protesters have poured on to the streets of Brazil’s largest cities to demand the impeachment of President Jair Bolsonaro over his catastrophic response to a coronavirus pandemic that has claimed nearly half a million Brazilian lives ... Brazil corona deaths ... Photograph ... The civil rights activist Silva de Mendonça Photograph.
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Photos of women protesting against dictatorship in Belarus go around the world – 29/05/2021 – Worldwide

The Sentinel Newspaper 30 May 2021
With a focus on the participation of women against the dictatorship in Belarus, a photographic exhibition that has already visited 13 countries is also being organized in Brazil – it is expected that it will be inaugurated in September, in Brasilia ... In Brazil, where women ...
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Brazilian wildcat miners attack police and burn indigenous homes in Amazon

The Observer 28 May 2021
Yanomami beset by violent land-grabs, hunger and disease in Brazil ... President Jair Bolsonaro listens to national anthem next to an indigenous person at the Yanomami tribe reservation in São Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas state, Brazil, on Thursday. Photograph ... boon for Brazil.
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Brazil aerial photos show miners’ devastation of indigenous people’s land

The Observer 27 May 2021
Along the Uraricoera river, a region the Guardian visited last year, the monitoring team spotted enormous manmade craters reminiscent of the Serra Pelada goldmine made notorious in the 1980s by the images of Brazil’s most celebrated photographer, Sebastião Salgado.
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