Tag Archives: Brazil

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5 reasons we shouldn’t kill every last buzzing, annoying, blood-sucking mosquito

Mosquitoes are the deadliest creatures on the planet, and we have the technology to destroy them. So why haven’t we wiped them out yet?

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Why did the tapir cross the road? Because it had reflective stickers

Over one million animals are killed on roads every day. But for the tapir of South America, a flashy new accessory may keep them safe from oncoming traffic.

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6 ways Brazil is saving the Amazon

Deforestation rates in the Brazilian Amazon have plummeted 80% in the last decade thanks to the establishment of new protected areas, satellite monitoring of deforestation, cooperation by agricultural industries, and international contributions.