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People protest in São Paulo, Brazil, on Friday, August 23, 2019.

Thousands of people marched in São Paulo to pressure the Brazilian government to do something about the burning Amazon Rainforest. Here’s w...

Protesters marched, played music, made art, and more to encourage President Jair Bolsonaro's government to fight the fires in the Amazon Rainforest.
Darkened sky in Sao Paulo, Brazil on August 19, 2019.

Amazon fires created a smoke eclipse in the skies above Brazil’s largest city, 2,000 miles away

On Monday, smoke from thousands of fires in the Amazon rainforest spread out some 2,000 miles, darkening the sky in São Paulo, Brazil.

Mesmerizing aerial images show the growth of cities like Beijing and Las Vegas over the last 3 decades

By 2030, the United Nations predicts that cities will house 60% of people globally, and one in every three people will live in cities with at least half a million inhabitants. NASA satellites have visualized this growth through its Landsat program.

A judge in South America’s biggest city says Uber drivers are employees

A judge in São Paulo said Uber has to treat its drivers like employees, threatening the ride-hailing app's business model in one of its biggest markets.

2 Brazilian parachutists pulled off an illegal jump from Sao Paulo’s 2nd-tallest building

The pair enjoyed dinner and a bottle of wine at the building's restaurant before the plunged from its roof.

One of the world’s biggest cities is opening its doors to Uber — under certain conditions

One of Brazil's major commercial centers is expected to levy a fee on Uber and other ride-hailing apps.