Tag Archives: Brazil

New Research Videos: “In Search Of The Amazon’s Tallest Tree” (Cambridge)

Research has discovered the tallest known tree in the Amazon, towering above the previous record holder at a whopping 88.5 metres. This giant could store as much carbon as an entire hectare of rainforest elsewhere in the Amazon. Toby Jackson, a plant scientist in the University of Cambridge, took part in an expedition to find the tree in a remote region of northern Brazil, and validate its height the old-fashioned way – by climbing it.

To read more: https://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/expedition-finds-tallest-tree-in-the-amazon

Collectible Books: “Gold” By Sebastião Salgado Chronicles The Brazilian Gold Rush (Taschen)

From a Taschen.com online release:

Gold Sebastiao Salgado gold workers“Salgado’s photographs project an immediacy that makes them vividly contemporary. We know that the mine at Serra Pelada is now closed, yet the intense drama of the gold rush leaps out of these images.”

For a decade, Serra Pelada evoked the long-promised El Dorado as the world’s largest open-air gold mine, employing86-11-46-32.tif some 50,000 diggers in appalling conditions. Today, Brazil’s gold rush is merely the stuff of legend, kept alive by a few happy memories, many pained regrets—and Sebastião Salgado’s photographs. This signed edition gathers the complete black-and-white portfolio in impeccable, grand-scale, museum-quality reproductions.

To read more: https://www.taschen.com/pages/en/catalogue/photography/all/86908/facts.sebastio_salgado_gold.htm

Top Artistic Short Films: “Carbon” By Felipe Hermini Portrays Life As A Countryman In Brazil

Director, DP, Camera and Editor _ FELIPE HERMINI

Carbon Cinematic Short Film by Felipe Hermini 2019
Additional Photographers_Diego Querzoli_Luca Pucci
Sound Production, Folley, Mix and Mastering_ Rafael Freitas
Color Grading_ Marcio Pasqualino, ABC
Motion Designer_ Júlia Hermini

Carbon Cinematic Short Film by Felipe Hermini 2019

The project was co-created by 4 artists( Hermini, Pucci, Querzoli and Freire) through their perception of a day in a countryman’s life.

Website; https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3106384/