Uptil ten years ago, Luis Cassiano, an urban artist residing in Brazil’s Rio De Janeiro, used to worry about his health. In a city where the temperatures could reach up to 40º ℃ for most of the year, the heat ...

Brazilians in São Paulo are starting a movement to breed stingless bees in urban spaces, something researchers call “urban Meliponiculture." ...

By restoring degraded areas, Muvuca can facilitate more carbon capture. The technique has been successful in Amazonia, the largest tropical forest in the world, as well as in Cerrado. ...

The House of Plants is a gardening center for seedlings. It is where the local Indigenous grow plants to reforest areas within their lands. ...

The agroecological stove uses so-called secondary firewood, such as timbers and other organic waste, and has greater energy efficiency than a wood stove ...

These communities are often marginalized and suffer a high exposure to drought. In Arturos, residents managed to adapt with traditional community gardens, and today they produce food without pesticides.  ...

During three months of the year, crab collectors from Guanabara Bay, an oceanic bay that covers seventeen municipalities in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, are dedicated to collecting garbage in the mangroves. ...

The Cordeiro family and other rural farmers experienced heavy rains and flooding in 2021. Even so, the growers managed to produce, and agroecology has proven resilient. ...

With the help of this booklet, these women farmers have increased their production. ...

Indigenous people from Brazil use controlled burning to prevent wildfires in the Cerrado savannah, an ancient but effective technique. ...