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 fake hermit
An investigation into American writer Thomas Pynchon, who has never given an interview in his 54-year career
Reconstructing the tragedy at Mariana, the largest environmental disaster in Brazilian history
The oil is theirs*
The story of the multi-billion-dollar lawsuit against Petrobras in the United States
Looking for Leff
How an American economist offered an innovative explanation for Brazil’s backwardness – and then disappeared
Rifts in the command of Petrobras have paralyzed the company, engulfed in the most serious crisis in its history, and heightened uncertainties as to the future
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