November 18, 2016 /
Dan Grossman
An unintended planet-wide experiment is underway–leading to warming temperatures and an acidifying ocean.
University of Michigan students gather at the Bangu Women's Complex in Rio de Janeiro
October 17, 2016 / Untold Stories
Kate Toporski
Thousands of Brazilian mothers and their children are separated each year due to prison service and sentencing. A look inside one of Brazil's nursery prisons.
A prisoner at the Evarisio se Moraes Prison Complex in Rio de Janiero
October 11, 2016 / Untold Stories
Kate Toporski
Prisons can be cold, dark, scary places. But they can also be full of life. See how University of Michigan students work with theater in Brazilian prisons.
A prisoner at the Evarisio se Moraes Prison Complex in Rio de Janiero
October 11, 2016
Kate Toporski
What happens when you send 20 University of Michigan students into Brazilian prisons to facilitate theater workshops? Join the Prison Creative Arts Project as they travel to Rio de Janiero, Brazil.
Athens refugees
August 21, 2016 / The Nation
Sonia Shah
As fans cheered on Team Refugee in Rio, thousands of refugees from Afghanistan, Pakistan and elsewhere suffered epidemics of scabies and dysentery in derelict Olympic stadiums in Athens.
June 13, 2016 / Yale Environment 360
Dan Grossman
A steel structure in the Amazon, taller than the Eiffel Tower, will soon begin monitoring the atmosphere above the world’s largest tropical forest.
Courtesy Daniel Grossman
June 13, 2016 / The Fern
Dan Grossman
Philip Fearnside, a biologist who studies the relationship between human activities, such as agriculture, and the protection of tropical forests, says that soy production threatens the Amazon forest.
May 30, 2016
Lauren Shepherd
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
Courtesy Daniel Grossman
May 8, 2016 / Science Magazine
Dan Grossman
Ambitious experiment will test whether rising CO2 will boost the tropical carbon sink.
April 22, 2016
Rhitu Chatterjee
PRI reporter Rhitu Chatterjee's project on school lunches in Brazil was translated into Portuguese by Brazil's Department of Education.
April 21, 2016
Rhitu Chatterjee
Journalist Rhitu Chatterjee discusses her reporting on the school meal programs in Brazil and India.
February 16, 2016
Tom Hundley, Rhitu Chatterjee
Free lunch for 42 million.
February 12, 2016 / PRI's The World
Rhitu Chatterjee
Childhood obesity is on the rise in Brazil. But thousands of school gardens around the country are trying to change children's eating habits by helping to build a connection to fresh food.

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