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SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazilian native, Rayssa Sereno, is close to fulfilling a dream: to lead a dog-pulled sleigh through 300 km of Arctic tundra wilderness in the Fjällräven Polar Challenge. “I hope to take Brazil to a competition that...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Ahead of next week’s United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York, 230 institutional investors from thirty different countries issued a statement urging Brazil’s government to take action to stop the burning and deforestation in...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Friday, Mayhem will descend upon Rio, quite literally. The Norwegian extreme metal band, both hugely influential and controversial in equal measure, are going to be playing their 1994 album,...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio police are searching for 60-year-old Norwegian, Torkil Prytz Tyvold, who has been missing since Friday, May 25th. Tyvold was last seen walking towards Ipanema beach wearing swim trunks and...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Minister of Environment in Brazil, José Sarney Filho, said over the weekend that data on the Amazon region should register a decrease of deforestation in the coming months. The...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last Saturday (February 23rd) an ambitious show of fun and fortitude was attempted by a thirty-strong group of foreigners donning plenty of SPF 50 sunscreen and their own 200-milliliter...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - Norway is to give Brazil’s Amazon Fund US$180 million in recognition of its success in bringing deforestation to record-low levels for the third consecutive year, according to Norway’s Environment Minister. The...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The governments of both Sweden and Norway have expressed a growing focus in strengthening ties with Brazil, hoping to evolve collaboration strategies in areas including trade and...
By Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Norwegian business ties with Brazil are rapidly expanding, especially in the areas of shipping, and the booming oil and gas industry. Norway ranks number seven on Brazil’s list of...

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