Biomass in Brazil

Biomass in Brazil

The agribusiness includes the production of energy from biomass, an area in which Brazil is a world leader, the leadership is due to the country’s competitiveness in sugar production, an area in which it has the lowest production cost in the world – according to the Association of Sugar and Alcohol Industries of the State […]

Land Structure in Brazil

Land Structure in Brazil

In Brazil’s history, there is a recurring discussion about the land tenure structure, characterizing it as excluding and generating profound socioeconomic inequalities . In the initial decades of colonization, the Portuguese Crown, in the figure of Dom João III, saw the need to “patrol” the conquered lands, starting from the coast, through an effective occupation […]

Sergipe, Brazil Overview

Sergipe, Brazil Overview

The smallest state in Brazil, Sergipe is also one of the largest producers and exporters of oil and oranges in the country. The coast of the state, with untouched natural landscapes, and the historic cities listed by the heritage are an important pole of tourist attraction in the Northeast region. The state of Sergipe (in […]

Geography of Tocantins

Geography of Tocantins

A dream nurtured for almost two centuries by the population that inhabited the north of the former state of Goiás , the creation of the state of Tocantins gave an important impetus to the population of north-central Brazil and opened a new development front towards the interior of the country, in a region with a […]

All About Minas Gerais 2

The population of Minas Gerais The state of Minas Gerais has about 21 million inhabitants. In 2013, it occupied the ninth position in the ranking of the national HDI, with an index of 0.731. Life expectancy at birth was 77.7 years and the illiteracy rate reached 6% of the population in 2018. Of the total […]

Minas Gerais 1

All About Minas Gerais 1

Owner of the second largest industrial park in Brazil, Minas Gerais is one of the three richest states in the country. The mineral and steel sectors stand out, alongside historic tourism. Cradle of the gold cycle, Minas brings the marks of the past. Historical aspects Until the middle of the 17th century, the Portuguese-Brazilian presence […]

Brazilian Biomes

Brazilian Biomes

To talk about nature in a broader and more explanatory way, it is necessary to know some key concepts, ideal for understanding it in its entirety. One of these concepts is the so-called biome . By biome, it is understood a set of ecosystems that live in balance and function in a stable way, coexisting […]

São Francisco River Basin

Major Basins in Brazil

Amazon Basin With 3.9 million km 2 , the Amazon is the largest river basin in the world. It bathes almost half of the Brazilian territory. The main river in this basin, the Amazonas, is the most extensive and the largest volume of water in the entire globe. We know that the Amazon River is […]

Brazilian river basin

Platinum Basin: the River Plate Basin

The second major Brazilian river basin is Platina, also called the La Plata Basin or the Paraná-Paraguay-Uruguay system. In addition to the 1,415,245 km 2 (or just over 16% of the Brazilian territory), the Platinum Basin covers lands in Paraguay, Argentina and Uruguay. According to Petsinclude.com, the Southern Region of Brazil is characterized by the […]