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.
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 productionJoão Moreira Salles e Bernardo Esteves
The price that Brazil and the world will pay if the forest continues to be cut down so that livestock can grazeBernardo Esteves e João Moreira Salles
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
Right flank, march
With an eye on the presidency, Jair Bolsonaro is bringing ultraconservatism to the electoral playing field
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
The fake hermit
An investigation into American writer Thomas Pynchon, who has never given an interview in his 54-year career
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