terça-feira, 6 de setembro de 2016

Vencemos! Sim, conquistamos uma grande vitória após anos lutando ao lado do povo Munduruku! Unimos mais de 1,2 milhões de pessoas e conseguimos que a hidrelétrica de São Luiz do Tapajós fosse cancelada, salvando milhares de espécies da nossa floresta.
Depois de muita pressão, em cima de órgãos governamentais para que licença ambiental da maior hidrelétrica pretendida fosse negada, e com o apoio de milhares de pessoas no mundo, barramos uma gigantesca obra que devastaria o coração da Amazônia!
Porém o nosso trabalho está apenas começando, ainda há muito a ser feito! Barramos apenas uma das 43 hidrelétricas que o governo pretende construir. A nossa luta é para que nenhuma hidrelétrica seja construída na Amazônia!
Hidrelétricas na nossa floresta não são solução! É possível gerar o mesmo nível de energia utilizando fontes verdes como a eólica e a solar sem precisar devastar o s2 da Amazônia. Precisamos de você. Venha lutar com a gente!
Ajude a salvar o coração da Amazônia, vista a camisa por um futuro verde pacífico!
JUNTE-SE A NÓS

This Summer, the Spanish & Latin American Chambers of Commerce in the United States bring together their members for a dynamic event of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and networking.  This year over 150 international professionals are expected to gather at this networking evening in Manhattan.
The event will be held at The Loft in Flatiron, located at 20 West 23rd Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10010 and will congregate top executives from the Chambers of Commerce of Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, Bolivia, Chile, Mexico and Spain..

quarta-feira, 31 de agosto de 2016




Born and raised in Hawai'i, I’ve spent the better part of my life dedicated to the ocean that surrounds me. This is why President Obama's recent expansion of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Sanctuary off the coast of northern Hawaii, means so much to me.
I have voyaged thousands of miles of open ocean by canoe, guided by the sun, stars and swells, practicing the art and science of Polynesian wayfinding and navigation. This tradition and legacy of wayfinding goes back centuries in my culture. We have worked hard to bring it back from the point of extinction, and perpetuate it as a means for understanding our environment, our history, our culture, our future and our world.
On long voyages, surrounded by the vast blue ocean, we come face to face with the Hawaiian concept of “mālama ” -- or “caretaking.” My ancestors learned long ago that if they took care of their canoe and each other, they would arrive safely at their destination.
On islands, as on the canoe, we care for each other and our resources, and work together to protect that which is sacred and fragile -- our Island Earth.
As I sail around the world, I’ve gotten a glimpse of what can happen to special places if they are not protected. Initiatives like the expansion of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument help us perpetuate and build upon more than a hundred years of protection efforts by thousands of people in our community and around the globe. Thanks to their work to advocate for protection of this area’s cultural and ecological resources and thanks to President Obama, Papahānaumokuākea will become the largest marine protected area on earth. This is a step in the right direction at this crucial time for Island Earth.
Ours is a blue planet, and the health of our Island Earth and her people is dependent on the health of the ocean. If climate change and protection of biodiversity and wildlife are part of the biggest challenge of the 21st century, then ocean protection is the strongest solution.
The expansion of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Sanctuary will help keep our waters safe -- improving ocean resilience, helping the region's distinct physical and biological resources adapt, and creating a natural laboratory that will allow scientists to monitor and explore the impacts of climate change on these fragile ecosystems.
Join me in celebrating the work of those who stand for and work to mālama our precious honua, those who are caring for our Island Earth.
Aloha Pumehana,
Nainoa Thompson
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Consulate General of Brazil in New York
Culture & Education


  Welcome to the inaugural edition of the monthly newsletter of the Consulate General of Brazil in New York!

  Elaborated with the intention to strengthen the communication with the Brazilian and international communities in the region, this newsletter will hopefully become a focal point for the dissemination of all activities 'Brazil-related' in the States of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.   

  Every month, the newsletter will showcase a selection of cultural and academic events as well as educational opportunities.

  Please forward this newsletter to your Brazilian friends and friends of Brazil. Obrigado(a)!
CULTURAL AGENDA

 What: Exhibition “Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist”
Where: Jewish Museum
When: May 6 – September 18
 
What: Installation  Gamboa II, by Beatriz Milhazes  
Where: Jewish Museum
When: May 6 – September 18

What: “O Brasil”: Brazilian Cinema. “Restless Love”,  California” , “The Second Mother” and  “Campo Grande”. 
Where: Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI)
When: August 19 - September 9
Where: Newark City Hall and other locations
When: August 30 - September 9  

What: Brazilian Day New York 
Where: 46 Street – Little Brazil
When: September 4
What: Concert “The Genius of the Burle Marx Family”, with compositions of Walter Burle Marx
Where: Jewish Museum – Scheuer Auditorium
When: September 8

WhatExhibition “Silence of the Music”, “Os Gêmeos”
Where: Galery Lehmann Maupin
When: September 8 – October 22
Opening Reception:  September 8 
Where: Brazilian Endowment for the Arts (BEA)
When: September 8
Where: Fenstein’s /54 Below
When: September 10
What: Lenine
Where: B.B King – Blues Club @ Grill
When: September 16
 
What: Bibi Ferreira in “4 X Bibi” sings Edith Piaf, Amalia Rodrigues, Carlos Gardel and Frank Sinatra
Where: The Symphony Space
When: September 20 and September 23
 
WhatDona Onete – Brazilian Songs of the Amazon
Where: CUNY Graduate Center  - Elebash Hall
When: September 27

 
EDUCATIONAL & ACADEMIC EVENTS 
What198th Annual Meeting of the New York Academy of Sciences
Where: NYAS
When: September 15

What: NYU's Kalman Silver - Engaging Latin America, Building Democracy
Where: NYU, KJ: CC Auditorium
When: September 16


What- Monthly Meeting: PUB-NY (Pesquisadores e Universitários Brasileiros em Nova York) 
Where: (To be confirmed)
When: (To be confirmed)


What: Monthly Meeting: PUB-Philly (Pesquisadores e Universitários Brasileiros em Filadélfia)
Where: (To be confirmed)
When: (To be confirmed)

What: Business Meeting with Pro-Amazon Action Association
Where: Baker &McKenzie LLP
When: September 7
 


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In order to make our agenda as comprehensive as possible, please let us know about any Brazil-related event you would like to see posted on future editions of this newsletter. You can reach us by email (below).   E-mails will be considered up to a week  before the newsletter's release date (1st day of each month).                                                                                                                                                        


UPCOMING CULTURAL EVENTS  

Theater: Fundraising Gala for "Inside  the Wild Heart"- Oct. 6
MusicLuiz Simas Trio – Oct. 8
Movie“Under the Clouds”– Oct. 14
Music Planet Hemp–   Oct. 15
Music: “The Seventh Seal: Opera”- Nov 10/12
Music
Seu Jorge –          Nov 11/12
                                                                                                                                                    


EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Scholarship: CAPES Post Doctoral Scholarship
Scholarship: CAPES Doctoral Scholarship
Scholarship:Fulbright Brasil
Postgraduate Programs Programs of International Quality Offered by Brazilian Universities                                                                                                                                                


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cultural.novayork@itamaraty.gov.br
Phone: 917 777.7668

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Phone: 917 777.7637




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 THE WHITE HOUSE 

Celebrating 100 years of national parks:
This month marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service -- and Americans are celebrating at parks around the country. Part of this celebration is thanking the men and women who conserve these natural and cultural places.
Here at the White House, we're honoring a National Park Service that cares for a park a little closer to home -- the White House grounds.
The National Park Service has been taking care of the White House grounds since the 1930s -- all 18 acres of it -- and many of these staff have served here for over 35 years.
Watch the National Park Service talk about what it’s like to work at the White House, and read their stories of service:
Don't forget -- national parks across America are free this weekend, so get outside and explore.
Happy 100th Anniversary, National Park Service!


Senate leaders purposely left important work unfinished -- like filling the Supreme Court vacancy -- when they left for a seven-week recess. But their vacation is coming to an end. Now's the time to make our voices heard. Commit to put the pressure on Senate leaders -- tell them it's not too late to hold a fair hearing and an up-or-down vote for Judge Merrick Garland. Add your name.