The biodiversity of the Amazon could be a global granary against the food insecurity of the planet, it says in article – 06/10/2021 – Environment

The biodiversity of the forests in the Amazon and worldwide is not only important as a refuge for native species or as a storage facility for greenhouse gases. It can also be viewed as a global granary that plays an important role in the food security of the planet, say two Brazilian researchers. Bernardo Flores … Read more

Most of Brazilians’ ancestors have no historical connection to the rainforest – 06/10/2021 – World

By pointing to the supposed origin of the Brazilians “in the jungle”, Argentine President Alberto Fernández has demonstrated multiple levels of ignorance about the history of the populations that formed Brazil. The point is, most of the ancestors of today’s Brazilians have no historical connection to the rainforest (assuming that’s what he meant by “jungle”). … Read more

“Did you hear of this type of comment from our president?” », Says the reader to Fernández – 06/10/2021 – Panel of readers

This Wednesday (9), we asked Folha readers to say how they would respond to Argentine President Alberto Fernández’s statement during a meeting with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez that morning in Buenos Aires. Believing to quote the Mexican writer Octavio Paz (1914-1998), Nobel Prize winner for literature in 1990, Fernández declared that “the Mexicans came … Read more

Itamaraty announces the change of location of the diplomat competition, five days before the test – 06/10/2021 – World

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic and the restrictions adopted in different parts of Brazil, Itamaraty rescheduled the diplomat’s admission competition for Sunday (13). Before, the test was to be applied on May 30. The postponement, the second of this cycle, was announced on May 28 and was justified by decrees that restricted a range of activities, … Read more

US will be ‘vaccine arsenal’ to save world from pandemic, says Biden – 10/06/2021 – World

US President Joe Biden used the statement after his first face-to-face meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to present the United States as “the vaccine arsenal” for the world. The donation of 500 million doses of Pfizer’s immunizing agent to nearly 100 of the poorest countries highlighted Biden’s strategy during this visit to Europe: … Read more