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The platform has long incubated and proliferated fake news, in Brazil in particular. With its modest data requirements, WhatsApp is especially popular among middle and lower income individuals there, many of whom rely on it as their primary news consumption platform. But as the country's health ...

BARCARENA, Brazil (Reuters) - A Brazilian government-backed institute is readying new evidence of contamination near the world's biggest alumina ... Flooding at the Alunorte plant last month sparked fears of a leak of toxic bauxite waste around the facility and government warnings of contamination.
At least 7.7 million Brazilians, or one every minute, have been forced to leave their homes since 2000, a pioneering study has found. Of those, 6.4 million moved after large-scale flooding, droughts and other natural disasters, while 1.2 million were forced out by large-scale construction projects such as ...
Often a flood leaves a big mess in its wake. But when a river overflowed and flooded the park at Recanto Ecologico Rio da Prata in Jardim, Brazil this month, the result was like something out of a beautiful and whimsical dream. Luckily, the cool sight of the flooded park was caught on video. It reminds me of ...
A nature reserve in Jardim, Brazil, transformed into a fantastic underwater wonderland earlier this month when heavy rains caused a nearby river to flood the park. This particular flood was special. Completely clear waters overtook the trail at Rio de Prata Ecological Recanto. The trees, grass and even the ...
The Olho D'Agua river in Bonito, Brazil flooded in early February after a heavy rain, submerging the jungle around it. You'll see in this trippy video that the river's waters are so crystal clear that the path, vegetation and foot bridge are perfectly visible underwater. The footage was captured by a park guide at ...
JARDIM, Brazil (WSVN) — A hiking trail in Brazil became an underwater paradise after heavy rains flooded the area. Portions of the Recanto Ecologico Rio da Prata Reserve became submerged as the water level of a nearby river rose 10 feet due to the flooding. Video from a waterproof camera shows the ...


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