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Climatic Illustrations by Raul Aguiar

Here is a series of illustrations created for the magazine Superinteressante about drought in the southeastern region of Brazil. The art director wanted to do s

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Coral tree flower.....(Erythrina crista galli)...CEIBO / semipersistent tree leaf in hot climates, is fast growing. It is the national flower of Argentina, where it originated, along with Brazil and Uruguay.

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from BuzzFeed

35 Completely Useless Facts You Need To Know Right Now

Cashew is a tree in the family Anacardiaceae. Its English name derives from the Portuguese name for the fruit of the cashew tree, caju, which in turn derives from the indigenous Tupi name, acajú. Originally native to Northeast Brazil, it is now widely grown in tropical climates for its cashew seeds and cashew apples.

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from The Independent

Fires could turn Amazon rainforest into a desert as human activity and climate change threaten ‘lungs of the world’, says study

SOS: save the Amazon (quote) The Disappearing Rainforests We are losing Earth's greatest biological treasures just as we are beginning to appreciate their true value. Rainforests once covered of the earth's land surface; now they cover a mere and

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from BBC News

Earth 'entering new extinction phase' - US study

The Earth has entered a new period of extinction, a study by three US universities has concluded, and humans could be among the first casualties... The study - published in the Science Advances journal - cites causes such as climate change, pollution and deforestation. www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-33209548 20 June 2015

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from BuzzFeed

20 Awesome Fruits You've Never Even Heard Of

Brazilian Grape Tree (also known as Jabuticaba) does not use branches to grow fruits. It grows fruits (and flowers) directly on the trunk. And is delicious!

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