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DJI and McGill Go Live with Fish + Forest Project

Fri, 2016-08-05 08:40

DJI is proud to present, together with Canada's McGill University and Brazil's Federal University of Pará - Altamira Campus, the Fish + Forest Project. Tune in to watch a special livestream from the Amazonian Xingu River in northern Brazil, a home to up to 600 unique species of fish, many found nowhere else, narrated by experts in the river's flora and fauna.You will also have the opportunity to ask questions live on Twitter.

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Brazil 2016: Politics, Olympics Games, and Zika

Mon, 2016-08-01 08:45

Philip Oxhorn, Political Science, Founding Director of the Institute for the Study of International Development, McGill University

Professor Oxhorn is an expert in democracy, economic development and Latin American Comparative Politics. He can comment on social, political, and economic angles.

philip [dot] oxhorn [at] mcgill [dot] ca (English, Spanish)

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Expert: Impeachment of Brazilian President

Mon, 2016-04-18 10:54

Brazilian legislators voted on Sunday night to approve impeachment of Dilma Rousseff, the nation’s first female president. (The New York Times)

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Zika Virus

Wed, 2016-01-27 08:59

"A new virus invading parts of Central and South America and now the Caribbean is causing concern among people living in and travelling to infected countries. Transmitted by the aggressive Aedes mosquito, the Zika virus has spread to at least 23 countries and will likely infect tens of millions of people in a few short years." (CTV News)

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Brazil Presidential Elections

Q+A with McGill Professor Philip Oxhorn
Sun, 2014-10-05 08:55

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McGill experts: Brazil's presidential election

Mon, 2014-09-29 15:14

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Contact: Raphael Larocque-Cyr
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McGill experts: 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil

While the World Cup is set to start on June 12, not all Brazilians are excited about the tournament taking place in their country.
Tue, 2014-06-10 13:15

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Contact: Raphaël Larocque-Cyr
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McGill experts: Social tension ahead of the World Cup

Mon, 2014-05-26 14:58

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Contact: Raphaël Larocque-Cyr
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