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Soil Regeneration

How Soil Regeneration can Prevent Erosion

eyesonbrasil Soil erosion is a critical environmental issue with far-reaching consequences. Let’s explore its impacts and effective measures for soil improvement and regeneration: 1. Impacts of Soil Erosion Soil erosion poses several challenges: 2. Measures for Soil Improvement and Regeneration To combat soil erosion and enhance soil health, consider the following strategies: Conclusion Soil regeneration…
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Resilience and Hope: The Journey of the Gauchos After the Floods

eyesonbrasil The Impact of the Waters The recent floods in Rio Grande do Sul have left a trail of challenges for many gauchos. With the water rising rapidly, many properties have been severely affected, leading to an unprecedented emergency situation. Relentless nature has shown its strength, but it has also revealed the resilience of the…
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How Brazil Can Strengthen its Infrastructure to Combat the Climate Crisis

Dr. Edivando Vitor do Couto To comprehend the gravity and urgency of the climate crisis, it is essential to distinguish between the terms “climate crisis” and “climate change.” Climate change refers to long-term alterations in the Earth’s climate patterns, including variations in temperature, precipitation, and other meteorological phenomena over decades or centuries. This process is…
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More than 40 million in Latin America and the Caribbean are threatened by climate change.

More than 40 million in Latin America and the Caribbean are threatened by climate change.

Adequate Measures expected eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, 29 May 2024 – Tens of millions of people living in low-elevation coastal areas in Latin America and the Caribbean are facing the consequences of extreme weather events that threaten their lives and livelihoods and the hospitals they depend on, according to a new study by UNFPA, the UN Population Fund. …
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Rio Grande do Sul: What Will We Learn from This Historic Tragedy?

Dr. Edivando Vitor do Couto/ eyesonbrasil Amsterdam, 24 May 2024–Writing another piece about the historic tragedy in Rio Grande do Sul is challenging due to its complexity and the profound impact it has had on all of us. This tragedy affected all layers of society, from the richest to the poorest, regardless of color, sexual…
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Dr. Edivando Vitor do Couto

My Journey: From Rural Brazil to Leading Global Sustainability Projects

Hello, readers of Eyes on Brasil, I am thrilled to announce that I will be contributing regular columns to Eyes on Brasil. I look forward to staying connected with you and sharing fresh insights on sustainability and environmental conservation. To kick off this journey, I want to share my story, my path, and what has…
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Protecting Dams During Extreme Weather Events

A Path to Resilience and Sustainability eyesonbrasil 1. The Growing Threat of Extreme Weather As climate change accelerates, extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and intense. These events pose a significant risk to dam safety worldwide. Brazil, with its extensive network of dams, is particularly vulnerable. To prevent damage and fatalities, we must address…
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Brasil 2040: Desafios e Esperança para um Futuro Sustentável

Brazil 2040: Challenges and Hope for a Sustainable Future

eyesonbrasil 1. The Ignored Warning: The 2040 Study In 2040, a study commissioned by the Dilma Rousseff government revealed the imminent climate risks for Brazil. The floods in Rio Grande do Sul served as a painful reminder of the urgency to act. However, the government chose to shelve the project, leaving the results in limbo.…
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Novel restoration methods can speed up the recovery of threatened coral reefs to stop ocean warming and restore marine life

The race to build climate-resilient coral reefs

Novel restoration methods can speed up the recovery of threatened corals – but for a lasting impact, they need to be backed by action to stop ocean warming, reports Chris Iovenko. A new ally may help speed up the race to restore devastated coral reefs in Australia: robots, combined with mass-manufacturing techniques. Around the world,…
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Brazil: Drought parches the Amazon

Brazil: Drought parches the Amazon

The Amazon rainforest is reeling from severe drought and the rivers are running dry. Drinking water is in increasingly short supply and transport is disrupted.