'Integrated' farming combines pastures, forests and fields in the same area. It brings overgrazed land back to life, and it's more efficient, more resilient and more sustainable.
The rising sea levels and heavy rain caused by climate change are affecting people and their livelihoods across the world today. Here are seven reports from an already flooding planet.
In Brazil – which has a notoriously violent penal system – a non-profit organization has achieved astounding success running prisons where there are no weapons and inmates have keys.
Brazil is grappling with scores of deadly land conflicts, illustrating the tensions between preserving indigenous culture and economic development
Sao Paulo faces a housing crisis - one which at current rates of progress could take more than a century to solve.
Porto Alegre, Brazil, is the first city to allow residents to spend some of its budget, in a process called 'participatory budgeting'.
The South American nation has a chance for reform at home, but also to play a major role in global politics.
Changing business models have allowed new players to participate in the electricity market.
This Zika vaccine shows success in early human trials.
The BRICS initiative is 10 years old and has silenced many critics who thought its members were too economically, politically and geographically diverse to work together. But as cracks be...
Angola, a Portuguese-speaking country, is being strongly influenced by the cultural output of Brazil.
Brazil scores top marks when it comes to higher education in Latin America, but Chilean universities could be the next big thing in the region.
2017 may be the year of the comeback for Latin America. While individual nations in the region are faring differently, the global economic environment has become much more supportive.
Two new free trade agreements could provide just the economic boost Brazil so badly needs.
In the wake of corruption scandals, Brazil banned corporate donations to electoral campaigns. This is what happened.