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November 3, 2019

A thought-provoking presentation by Professor Hans Rosling that reveals the surprising trends shaping today’s world. Hans Rosling, Professor of International Health, Karolinska Institute, Sweden

New climate ‘stripes’

June 29, 2019

New climate ‘stripes’ reveal how much hotter your hometown has gotten in the past century By Eli Kintisch A social media campaign called #ShowYourStripes is flooding the climate science community …

‘Earthworm Dilemma’

May 29, 2019

 ‘Earthworm Dilemma’ Has Climate Scientists Racing to Keep Up Worms are wriggling into Earth’s northernmost forests, creating major unknowns for climate-change models. The world’s boreal forests have been largely earthworm-free …

How mosquitoes sniff out human sweat

April 6, 2019

How mosquitoes sniff out human sweat By understanding the mechanisms at work, we can block them. Bryan Nelson Aedes aegypti, a common vector of dengue fever and yellow fever. (Photo: …

Subchapter 12 – Mucugê

December 31, 2018
SUBCHAPTER 12 MUCUGÊ 13° 00' 18" S - 41° 22' 15" O Área  2.482,204 km² [2] População 9.957 hab. IBGE/2017 460 kms from Salvador, Bahia I first visited Mucugê on …

Subchapter 12 – Igatu

January 1, 2018
Igatu "Igatu" is a term of Tupi origin, meaning "good river", through the junction of the terms' y (water, river) and katu (good). History The "Vila de Igatu", formerly known …

Subchapter 12 – Andaraí

January 1, 2018
Andaraí, Bahia 12º 48' 26" S - 41º 19' 51" W Alt: 405m Andaraí, word from Andirahy, that in the Tupi-Guarani language means "River of the Bats". Andira: bat, Y: …