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.
February 10, 2016 / PRI's The World
Rhitu Chatterjee
A 2009 law requires Brazilian cities to buy at least 30 percent of ingredients for meals in public schools from family farmers. The law has helped poor farmers and improved the quality of meals.
February 10, 2016 / Untold Stories
Rhitu Chatterjee
Brazil’s school feeding program is considered one of the best in the world. Journalist Rhitu Chatterjee was prepared to be impressed, but she didn't expect such high quality and care.
February 10, 2016 / Untold Stories
Rhitu Chatterjee
Soda or fresh fruit? Brazil's school feeding program began as a way to reduce hunger and malnutrition. But today, the program helps tackle obesity by encouraging children to "eat healthy."
February 10, 2016
Rhitu Chatterjee
Brazil’s school feeding program feeds 45 million children. Besides fighting hunger, it is also changing kids’ understanding of food and nutrition, while supporting millions of local farmers.
February 10, 2016 / Untold Stories
Rhitu Chatterjee
Brazil is a global agricultural powerhouse, exporting products like coffee, cane sugar, orange juice and beef. But 70 percent of what Brazilians eat is grown by small family farmers.

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