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A Little Girl With a BIG Heart (DO Watch!)   video
Offbeat  (tags: Brazil, elementary school, end-of-year celebration, disabled brother, heart-warming, inspiring )

Evelyn
- 104 days ago - facebook.com
She wanted her little brother to be included in the end-of-year celebrations at her elementary school. Inspiring
Horse Says Last Goodbye To Best Friend At His Funeral
Offbeat  (tags: horse, funeral, brazil, animals, humans, photos, society, world )

Lone
- 354 days ago - thedodo.com
Lima, 34, passed away earlier this week from injuries he suffered in a traffic accident near his home in Paraiba, Brazil - a tragic loss for all who knew him, including the best friend he left behind.
Abandoned Rio Olympic Pool Turns Murky Orange.
Offbeat  (tags: Rio, Olympics 2016, Brazil, Orange Water, Swimming Pool )

Derek
- 464 days ago - news.sky.com
A lack of basic maintenance has led to other venues falling into disrepair, including the Maracana, Rio's Olympic stadium.
This Horse Saying Goodbye to Best Friend at His Funeral Will Break Your Heart   video
Offbeat  (tags: Brazil, Wagner Figueiredo de Lima, his horse Sereno, friendship, touching )

Evelyn
- 495 days ago - youtu.be
Wagner de Lima was killed in a road accident, Jan 1st. His brother brought Sereno to the funeral. "Everyone who was there was moved. I cried myself when I saw that scene." (brother Wando)
Brazil's Indigenous Leaders Risk Their Lives Fighting for Survival
Offbeat  (tags: Survival, Indigenous tribes, Brazil, Latin America )


- 698 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Brazil's indigenous tribes are as diverse as they are numerous: from the south-western sate of Mato Grosso do Sul to the impenetrable northern jungles of the Amazon to the eastern Atlantic seaboard.
The First Fossilised Heart Ever Found in a Prehistoric Animal!
Offbeat  (tags: Rhacolepsis, Fossilised Heart, Discovery, Brazil )

Derek
- 759 days ago - heritagedaily.com
A new discovery, announced today in the journal eLife, shows the perfectly preserved 3D fossilised heart in a 113-119 million-year-old fish from Brazil called Rhacolepis.
On This Day 1954: Brazilian President Found Dead
Offbeat  (tags: On This Day, Politics, President, Brazil )


- 1000 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Brazilian President Getulio Vargas has committed suicide hours after resigning amid a deepening political crisis.
Brazil's Amazon Wilderness at Risk From Organised Crime
Offbeat  (tags: Amazon wilderness, environmental protection, Animals, trees, illegal logging, Brazil )


- 1039 days ago - bbc.co.uk
We are flying low in helicopter formation over the Brazilian Amazon with agents from Ibama - the state-funded institute responsible for environmental protection.
Animal Shelter Swaps Pricey Pooches With Dogs Rescued Off the Street... and Unsuspecting Customers Are Shocked to Find Out They
Offbeat  (tags: pet shop, brazil, dogs, rescue, adopt )

Scooby
- 1112 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
An animal shelter in Brazil found the perfect way to show rescued dogs in a positive light in a bid to get them adopted.
Brazil's Carnival Goes to the Dogs: Annual Rio Pet Parade Rivals World-Famous Celebration for Elaborate Costumes
Offbeat  (tags: Rio, brazil, dogs, costumes, parade, carnival )

Scooby
- 1190 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
It's often called the greatest party on Earth- an explosion of colour, music and dancing.
Historic Drought In Brazil Causes Sunken City To Reemerge
Offbeat  (tags: Igarata, Brazil, sunken city, reemerge )

Angie
- 1196 days ago - msn.com
The town of Igarata has been underwater since 1969, but due to a historic drought, it's re-emerged.
Brazil's Hidden Slavery Past Uncovered at Valongo Wharf
Offbeat  (tags: Major development work, historic port area, Olympics in 2016, African slaves, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil )


- 1240 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Rio de Janeiro is a city looking to the future. Major development work is underway in the city's historic port area as it prepares to host the Olympics in 2016.
Monsanto Still Clashing With Brazilian Soy Exporters Over Royalties
Offbeat  (tags: Agriculture, Brazil, Ecology, Global economy, Politics )


- 1304 days ago - rt.com
Brazilian soy exporters are still resisting Monsanto's push for them to collect royalties from farmers reusing the biotech giant's patented seeds, some saying such a liability - even for a fee - may not be worth possible "embarrassment" to the industry.
Just a Baby Hummingbird Having Some Food
Offbeat  (tags: Baby, hummingbird, feeding, video, brazil )

Scooby
- 1313 days ago - metro.co.uk
In what is probably the coolest bird-human relationship since Kes and Billy in Ken Loach's 60s classic, a baby hummingbird turns up at the house of a man in Brazil several times a day to eat.
Japanese Fans Remember Their Manners in Brazil; Clean Up Before Going Home
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, brazil, World Cup, clean up, Japanese, culture )

Naoko
- 1433 days ago - japantoday.com
Their national team may have lost their World Cup game against Ivory Coast, but Japanese fans didn't forget their manners, it would seem.
 

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