Hydroelectric projects leverage environmental contamination by methylmercury, the most toxic form of the chemical element.
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.
Check pictures of the trip to Benjamin Constant, a city in a region of Amazonas, bordering Peru and Colombia.
Novelty in the sky of the Amazon
Researchers describe 15 new species of Amazonian birds in specialized book.
Open scars. Illegal gold mining and indigenous massacres
Mining, bodies, burnt bones. Illegal extraction of gold may be behind one of the bloodiest massacres of indigenous recently.
On behalf of gold: A text about mining and pollution in the Amazon
In a pioneering initiative, Amazonas state establishes standards to regulate the trade. The decision, however, encourages questions, especially regarding the use of mercury.
Gasoline, hallucinogens, and the future of the forest
Reporting of the peculiarities and transformations of a city of Alto Solimões who has just received its first university.
Much more than just survival
Project aims to train students who value the traditional knowledge of farmers of the Upper Solimões.
Tradition, crime and punishment
Research monitors impact of the bill that seeks to criminalize the practice of some tribes to abandon children deemed unsuitable to belong to the community.
Study contradicts apocalyptic predictions for the future of tropical forests and suggests they will resist more than previously thought.
Is still time
Mathematical model shows that reduction in the rate of deforestation and regeneration of devastated areas can prevent extinction of species disappearing