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Japanese Fans Remember Their Manners in Brazil; Clean Up Before Going Home
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, brazil, World Cup, clean up, Japanese, culture )

- 38 days ago -
Their national team may have lost their World Cup game against Ivory Coast, but Japanese fans didn't forget their manners, it would seem.
Brazil Animal Testing Ban Contains Loopholes
Offbeat  (tags: Cosmetics, make up, animal testing, loopholes, brazil )

- 42 days ago -
Following the recent first move by federal authorities in brazil.
GOOD NEWS! Brazil Has Banned Animal Testing for Cosmetics!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, testing, ban, Brazil )

Cher Away
- 47 days ago -
A bill that will officially ban the use of animals for cosmetic testing has been passed by Congress in Brazil, making the ban the legal law of the land! Brazil is the next country to follow India in signing out the cruel practice of using animals to test
Brazil Child Sex Trade Alarm as World Cup Nears
Offbeat  (tags: World Cup, Children, Sex Trade, Drugs, Brazil )

- 53 days ago -
Joana Maranhao is, by anybody's reckoning, a remarkable young woman. She is a world-class swimmer who represented Brazil at three consecutive Olympic Games and is one of the country's most successful and prominent female athletes.
Giving the Amazon Rainforest Back to the Awa Tribe
Offbeat  (tags: Amazon, rainforest, indigenous people, endangered tribe, Brazil )

- 63 days ago -
Logging in the Brazilian Amazon has had a devastating effect on the rainforest and its indigenous people. However, a new operation by the army, air force and military police is designed to save an endangered tribe - by keeping loggers off their land.
Brazilian Police Find Stolen Lion at a Breeding Farm
Offbeat  (tags: Brazil, lion, good news, found, breeding, rawell )

- 79 days ago -
Police in Brazil have located a lion that was stolen from an animal shelter in the state of Sao Paulo.
Dog and Owner Reunited After Dog Stays Guard Outside Hospital for 8 Days
Offbeat  (tags: Brazil, homeless, dog, reunited, good news, hospital )

- 102 days ago -
A homeless man hospitalized in Brazil after a random attack has a best friend in his dog who waited eight days in the hospital parking lot until being able to see him.
#BBCtrending: 'I Don't Deserve to Be Raped' Say Women in Brazil
Offbeat  (tags: Women, Rape, Brazil )

- 112 days ago -
There's been a huge backlash on social media in Brazil, after a new survey suggested 65% of Brazilians think women who dress in a revealing way "deserve to be attacked".
Baby Dolphin 'Dances' By Way of Thanks After Being Freed From Plastic Bag
Offbeat  (tags: Brazil, dolphin calf, freed, plastic bag, dances, freed, offbeat )

- 245 days ago -
A dolphin calf was so happy to be freed from a plastic bag that it appeared to jump in the air and do a little dance.
Conservation Experts Discover Ancient Cave Art In Brazilian Forest
Offbeat  (tags: Brazil, cave art, ancient, hunters, WCS, housand years )

- 257 days ago -
While tracking white-lipped peccaries and gathering environmental data in forests that link Brazil's Pantanal and Cerrado biomes, a team of researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society and a local partner NGO, Instituto Quinta do Sol.
Family Welcomes Rescued Tigers Into Their Home
Offbeat  (tags: Tigers, brazil, endangered, rescued, living, home, family, offbeat )

- 301 days ago -
A Brazilian family have shown their dedication to saving endangered tigers - by moving seven of them into their home. Father of three rescued two tigers from a circus.
Meet Paulo Machado, the Man Who Has Lived in Hospital for 45 Years
Offbeat  (tags: brazil, polio, fascinating, strong willed, people, unusual )

- 353 days ago -
Fascinating, personal interest story.....
Elephant Seal Stops Traffic in Brazil
Offbeat  (tags: Brazil, beach, elephant seal )

- 490 days ago -
In the Brazilian beach city of Balneario Camboriu in the southern state of Santa Catarina, residents and tourists were surprised to see an elephant seal on a busy street.
Wonderful!! Whale of a Trip: Humpback Makes Record Migration
Offbeat  (tags: whale, migration, record, amazing, Brazil, Madagascar )

- 1379 days ago -
It remains a mystery why a female humpback whale swam thousands of miles from the reefs of Brazil to the African island of Madagascar, which researchers believe is the longest single trip ever undertaken by a mammal -- humans excluded
Big Dry and Legal Doubts Fuel Progress to New Forest Burn Boom in Brazil
Offbeat  (tags: forest fire, brazil, temperature, forests )

- 1418 days ago -
High temperatures, low humidity and uncertainty over the future of forest laws are fueling a boost in forest fires over much of Brazil.

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