In Acre occurs the 66th Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society for the Advancement of Science, which are being discussed key issues related to research, development and innovation in Brazil.
Criada em 1982, a Ciência Hoje é a mais antiga revista de divulgação científica em circulação no Brasil. Nascida no seio da comunidade científica, se lançou ao desafio de aproximar a ciência do grande público. Por meio de artigos, notícias, colunas, podcasts, vídeos, blogues e muito mais, as versões impressa e on-line divulgam os mais relevantes acontecimentos e debates científicos – nacionais e internacionais -, com linguagem clara, explicações precisas e pontos de vista variados.
Created in 1982, Ciência Hoje is the oldest science communication magazine circulating in Brazil. Born within the scientific community, it has significantly contributed to the challenge of bringing science to the general public. Through articles, news, columns, podcasts, videos, blogs and much more, its print and online versions present the most relevant scientific developments and debates in Brazil and abroad, with clear language, accurate explanations and diverse points of view.Creada en 1982, Ciência Hoje es la más antigua revista de divulgación científica en circulación en Brasil. Nacida en el seno de la comunidad científica, se lanzó al desafío de acercar la ciencia al gran público. Por medio de artículos, noticias, columnas, podcasts, videos, blogs y mucho más, las versiones impresa y online divulgan los más relevantes acontecimientos y debates científicos -brasileños y extranjeros-, con un lenguaje claro, explicaciones precisas y diversos puntos de vista.
Know the sounds of nature through indigenous music
Audiovisual project records and provides free rich musical collection of Amazonian indigenous peoples who gathers from traditional songs to hip-hop.
In times of the World Cup, Amazon deforestation FIFA style?
Data on deforestation in Brazil are often expressed as number of soccer fields. In times of World Cup, the use of this unit gains special meaning. From August 2011 to July 2012, deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon was 457,100 soccer fields.
Dams and floods on Madeira River, the words of an expert
Impacts of flooding occurred recently by extreme weather event were compounded by hydroelectric plants installed along the watercourse.
Systems that combine livestock, farming and forest can reduce carbon emissions
Research of carbon in Amazonian soils reveals that integrated farming systems are able to absorb greenhouse gases better than traditional crops and pastures.
About the weather, economy, governance and collapse
Faced with the current climatic disorders, rampant consumption pattern and neglect of our authorities, expert stresses in blunt tone, a bleak future that we are doomed.
Amazon on the agenda
Carbon balance of the largest tropical forest on Earth depends on rainfall, says an article in ‘Nature’. In the same issue, new interpretations of satellite imagery explain ‘greening’ of the forest during the dry season.
Amazonian biodiversity indicates that many species still unknown could be used in the food and gastronomy, but this potential is being lost by the continued process of forest destruction.
New dolphin, from Araguaia River, similar to river dolphin from Amazon basin
The animal, fifth species known of freshwater dolphins around the world, could be threatened.
Exuberance in numbers
Over 400 new species have been discovered in the Amazon between 2010 and 2013. But the good news stops there, as the government has announced a 28% increase in deforestation in the region.