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4 Reasons Why Ruin of Brazil’s Amazon Keeps Getting Worse

InSight Crime 02 Dec 2021
Brazil shot for the moon at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow in early November ... Under his watch, Brazil has become the country with the most significant primary forest loss globally ... Here, InSight Crime looks at four recent environmental crises in Brazil, each showcasing a different side of the disaster in the Amazon.

Wildlife photographer of the year 2021

The Times/The Sunday Times 01 Dec 2021
This shot was the photographer’s reward for swimming with them for five days ... A jaguar in Brazil's Pantanal wetlands, which suffered last year from horrific fires ... A female giant anteater was foraging around a huge open plain one afternoon in the Pantanal wetlands, Brazil, when the photographer suddenly noticed she had a youngster on her back.

25 People’s Choice Photos for Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021

PetaPixel 01 Dec 2021
The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition hosted by the Natural History Museum has shortlisted 25 photos that are now up for the People’s Choice Award ... The 25 images below are currently on display at the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London, until the voting ends on February 2, 2022.

City Hall receives the Irish Ambassador to Brazil at the Manaus City Museum

Swords Today 30 Nov 2021
Brazil, Sean Hoy ... With the reopening of the museum, visitors, especially young people from our city, will be able to learn more about Casement’s ongoing struggle for the human rights of indigenous peoples during the rubber extraction period in Brazil, ”the director said.

Lionel Messi is well past his best but this seventh Ballon d’Or feels right

Yahoo Daily News 30 Nov 2021
Messi did not earn his Ballon d’Or in the Champions League, and he certainly didn’t earn it in Ligue Un or even La Liga (where Barcelona finished third), but in Brazil at the Copa América ... Lionel Messi leads Argentina’s celebrations after their victory over Brazil in this year’s Copa América final. Photograph.

Going back to drawing board sparked Lewis Hamilton’s late F1 title charge

The Observer 28 Nov 2021
For Lewis Hamilton the 2021 Formula One title race has been like no other ... Two races remain, with the first 20 yielding no clear advantage for either driver ... Read more ... Photograph. Reuters ... Wins in Qatar and Brazil have transformed Lewis Hamilton’s chances of claiming an eighth world title. Photograph. Lars Baron/Getty Images ... In Brazil they found it ... .

Illegal gold speculators clog Amazon tributary

Taipei Times 25 Nov 2021
AFP, MANAUS, Brazil. Rumors of gold have led speculators to clog a major Amazon tributary with hundreds of dredging boats in Brazil, Greenpeace said on Wednesday ... An aerial photograph shows dredging rafts operated by illegal miners on the Madeira River, a tributary of the Amazon River, in Autazes, Brazil, on Tuesday.

‘Goat for real’: Formiga bowing out with Brazil after 26 years and 234 caps

Yahoo Daily News 25 Nov 2021
It is virtually impossible to imagine international football without Formiga, in part because, with the Brazil midfielder’s career spanning seven World Cups and seven Olympics, few have watched an international competition without her and no one has watched women’s football at the Olympics without her ... Photograph.

‘It’s as if we’re in Mad Max’: warnings for Amazon as goldmining dredges occupy river

The Observer 24 Nov 2021
Dredging rafts operated by illegal miners on the Madeira river, Brazil. Photograph ... Brazil’s multimillion-dollar illegal mining industry has intensified since the 2018 election of Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right nationalist who backs the wildcat garimpeiros who trawl the Amazon’s rivers and rainforests for gold.

Dreaming of escape: The Pakistani women fleeing domestic violence

Al Jazeera 23 Nov 2021
I met artists and activists, people who looked out for me and helped me whenever I needed it, and a photographer who introduced me to what would become my profession ... I photographed homeless children and transgender people in Argentina, Indigenous people in Bolivia and Columbia, residents of the favelas in Brazil.

‘Growing up in Ireland, no one knew where Argentina was but everyone knew Maradona’

The Irish Times 21 Nov 2021
I have found it difficult to explain the heartache to my Irish friends. When the news of his death first broke in Europe it was unconfirmed. The immediate feeling was a panicked disbelief before sending my uncle two words. “Es verdad?” – is it true? ... Róisín Ingle ... Diego Maradona in action for Argentina against Brazil at the 1982 World Cup. Photograph ... .

Dino-mite find! Remains of a toothless, two-legged dinosaur that lived 70 million years ago are ...

The Daily Mail 19 Nov 2021
The fossilised remains of a toothless, two-legged dinosaur discovered in Brazil represent a new species that lived 70–80 million years ago, a study has determined. Researchers led from the National Museum of Brazil called the nearly-complete specimen — which they have named Berthasaura leopoldinae — a 'very rare find' ... a photograph of the fossil.

Scorpion plagues, sharks on the move: has Cop26 done enough for nature?

The Observer 19 Nov 2021
Photograph ... We have – by far – one of the most ambitious NDCs [nationally determined contributions] in the world,” said Leonardo Cleaver de Athayde, Brazil’s lead climate negotiator, on his way home from Glasgow, when asked if the world could really believe the deforestation pledge made by Bolsonaro’s government ... Cattle farming in Brazil ... Photograph.

Afiniti founder Zia Chishti 'steps down' after sexual assault allegations

Dawn 19 Nov 2021
The report said that according to Spottiswoode — who is the daughter of an Afiniti co-founder — Chishti had sexually assaulted her during a business trip to Brazil and had filed for arbitration to silence her after she accused him. She also provided photographs of the alleged assault as part of her testimony and described the encounter as "violent".

Bolsonaro-Trump connection threatens Brazilian elections

The Irish Times 14 Nov 2021
But it was happening in Brazil, most of it was in Portuguese and the president at the lectern was Jair Bolsonaro, the country’s right-wing leader ... For the American ideologues pushing a right-wing, nationalist movement, Brazil is one of the most important pieces on the global chess board ... Photograph ... But the ties are the strongest in Brazil.