Police Are Killing with Impunity Inside Rio’s Favelas

Rio’s police have already killed more than 1,000 people this year.
Ben Ferguson
Juanita Ceballos
a day ago
Brazil fires

Only 8 People in This Indigenous Tribe Still Speak Their Native Language – the Amazon Fires May Wipe It Out Completely

Indigenous leaders have said there is a "physical, environmental and cultural genocide" in the Amazon.
Sarah Sax
3 days ago

The Amazon Rainforest Was Once a Human Success Story. It Could Be Again

For millennia, Indigenous practices have enhanced the biodiversity, fertility and carbon-sucking powers of the most biodiverse region on land.
Becky Ferreira
amazon fires

Brazil’s President Says He Won’t Save the Amazon Unless He Gets an Apology from Macron

The "lungs of the planet" are on fire, and a dispute between Jair Bolsonaro and Emmanuel Macron has reached new levels of pettiness.
Tim Hume
amazon fires

Brazil Tells the G7 and Its Amazon Fire Fund to Go to Hell

The world is literally on fire, and Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro is busy talking smack about Emmanuel Macron's wife.
Tim Hume
amazon fires

Just How Bad Are the Amazon Fires?

In a word: Bad. In two words: Really bad.
Tim Marcin
Amazon Rainforest

Brazil's President Bolsonaro Is Now Spreading Conspiracy Theories About the Amazon Fires

Jair Bolsonaro, whose support of Amazon deforestation has earned him the nickname "Captain Chainsaw", is blaming the fires on environmental groups.
Tim Marcin
climate change

The Amazon Wildfires Aren't Natural – Blame Humans

As the Amazon burns, it's important to know that intense wildfires aren't natural to the largest tropical rainforest ecosystem on Earth – people are to blame.
Madeleine Gregory

The Amazon Is on Fire and the Smoke Can Be Seen from Space

The Amazon has been burning for weeks amid increasing deforestation. The intense smoke was detected by NASA and plunged São Paulo into darkness on Monday.
Madeleine Gregory

The Teenage Girls Building Their Own Ballet School in a Rio Favela

The crowdfunder set up after the release of the VICE documentary 'Ballet & Bullets: Dancing Out of the Favela' has raised enough money for the Na Ponta dos Pés school to build its own community centre.
Frederick Bernas

Dive into the Playfully Psychedelic World of Boogarins

The Brazilian band shares the excellent new single “Invenção,” another single off their fourth LP 'Sombrou Dúvida.'
Josh Terry

How São Paulo Fell in Love with Sushi

“Being a Brazilian chef but a descendant of Japanese immigrants, I try to combine all my cultural references to create my dishes.”
Biju Belinky