Soy, biofuels, all the other commodities you may have heard linked to Amazon deforestation — they are as nothing compared to beef. There are good reasons why ranching thrives in the Amazon: land is free or cheap in most of it, cattle need minimal care, and they can walk to market.
The Brazil Institute announces the launch of its 2006 Elections Website, dedicated to October's Presidential Elections.
In an essay posted on Encyclopedia Britannica online, Brazil Institute Director Paulo Sotero reflects on Brazil in 2012.
The Woodrow Wilson Center and the Washington Post are pleased to announce the five 2010 journalism fellows.
Co-patrocinada pelo Brazil Institute e pela Embaixada do Brasil em Washington, esta publicação bilíngüe inclui ensaios de estudiosos brasileiros sobre os Estados Unidos. É o resulto de um esforço parapromover os Estudos dos EUA no Brasil.