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· January, 2010

Stories about Brazil from January, 2010

Important Children Activist Dies in Haiti Earthquake

  13 January 2010

Deborah Goldemberg mourns the death of Zilda Arns, one of the Brazilian victims of the recent earthquake in Haiti. Dr. Zilda Arns Neumann was a children's right activist and founder of the Child's Pastoral of Brazil. Internet users in Brazil are also reacting to the news on Twitter.

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Brazil: 2009 Green Retrospective and COP15

  6 January 2010

Almost one month since the United Nations Climate Change Conference, bloggers discuss still; as well as criticizing its outcome, year-end-blog-retrospectives mention the event as one of the most important of 2009.

Brazil: Net-citizens unite to track floods

  4 January 2010

Blogger Cristiana Soares, in collaboration with net-citizens, launched Projeto Enchentes [Project Floods, pt], a platform for tracking -- and gathering information about -- floods in Brazil. The project counts with a collaborative map created by Henrique Brandão.

About our Brazil coverage

Fernanda Canofre is the Brazil editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.


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