The Brazilian city of Fortaleza is building the largest aquarium in South America, and much of the funding is coming from the US. It's all designed to boost the city's tourism economy, but can a massive new aquarium deliver benefits to Fortalezans?
For the past eight years, an international ban has protected Brazil's forests from being cleared to grow soybeans. But that ban expires in December, and some people in Brazil fear that soy farmers are coming soon for their forests.
Pope Francis has already called attention to poverty and inequality, and he's now calling Catholics to pay more notice to the environment. In doing so, he could change not only policy but the way that people view sin and responsibility.
This might just be a case of "don't knock it until you try it." Guinea pig, or "cuy" in Spanish, is a delicacy in parts of Latin America. But just how hard is it to find good quality cuy in the United States?
At the World Cup in Brazil, the pitches have been taking a beating. Imagine how your back yard would look after all that foot traffic and slide tackling. But Brazil has a secret — hardy, perennial ryegrass seed from Manitoba, Canada.