This is the corner of piauí’s website where you can read a selection of articles translated into English – on topics both Brazilian and international – and get a sense for the magazine’s style and voice. Updated periodically.

 

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The world without the Amazon

A climate model predicts the effects of turning the forest into cattle pastures: 25% less rain in Brazil and higher temperatures, with “catastrophic” consequences for agriculture and energy production

João Moreira Salles e Bernardo Esteves

Six conclusions about a model of the world without the Amazon

The price that Brazil and the world will pay if the forest continues to be cut down so that livestock can graze

Bernardo Esteves e João Moreira Salles

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The great deception

When the rave is over, the collapse begins in the country hardest hit by the global economic crisis.

The environment as an obstacle

The declared war and the veiled war between the Bolsonaro government and the forces resisting deforestation

Malaria in her sights

A Brazilian demographer at Harvard hunts for Anopheles in Amazonia

Right flank, march

With an eye on the presidency, Jair Bolsonaro is bringing ultraconservatism to the electoral playing field

The guarantor

The rise and controversies of the economist Paulo Guedes, the ultraliberal who has entered into a marriage of convenience with Jair Bolsonaro

A note on the Calabouço

The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas and slave prisons in 19th-century Rio de Janeiro

Stranded in Rocinha

No entrance exams for the students held hostage by Rio’s drug trafficking

#charlottesville

Growing up in the town that became a byword for hate

The fake hermit

An investigation into American writer Thomas Pynchon, who has never given an interview in his 54-year career

A crime of note

How Marcos Matsunaga’s murder fell into the public domain

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