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  1. ecological disasters
    The Fires in Brazil Are Just As Bad This YearHuge swaths of the Amazon continue to burn.
  2. international women’s day
    Thousands of Women Marched for International Women’s DayOn Sunday, women around the world took to the streets to protest femicide, fascism, and discriminatory labor practices.
  3. half-baked ideas
    No, Jeff Bezos Really Shouldn’t Buy the AmazonUnpacking a misguided viral business proposal.
  4. environment
    6 Ways to Help Fight the Amazon Rain Forest FiresDonate to organizations, support climate activism, and cut back on beef.
  5. amazon fires
    How Much of the Amazon Has Burned?We’ve already lost 17 percent of the Amazon rain forest over the last 50 years.
  6. masters of disguise
    Nothing to See Here, Just a Typical Teen Girl Strolling Out of PrisonA Brazilian gang leader tried to escape jail by dressing up as his 19-year-old daughter. It … did not work.
  7. apologies
    Vogue Brazil’s Fashion Director Resigns After Throwing Party That Evoked SlaveryDonata Meirelles apologized for the party, which critics said had a “slave and master” theme.
  8. domestic violence
    Horrific Video of Man Beating His Wife Goes Viral in BrazilFootage of the gruesome moments before and after Tatiane Spitzner fell to her death have sparked a nationwide movement.
  9. bad vibes
    Brazil’s President Moved Out of the Presidential Palace Because of ‘Ghosts’Bad vibes, man.
  10. High Numbers of Brazilian Women Are Avoiding Pregnancy Due to Zika FearsA new study confirms that it’s a social trend.
  11. aww
    Cerullo’s Girlfriend Proposed at the OlympicsWe’re not crying — you’re crying.
  12. cheat sheets
    Everything You Need to Know About Today’s Louis Vuitton Cruise ShowSpace-suit dresses and a leather boombox.
  13. women in politics
    The Campaign to Impeach Brazil’s President Is Viciously SexistDouble standards and offensive memes abound.
  14. tomorrow
    Welcome to the Age of Robot AnimalsAre mosquito soldiers the answer to the Zika virus?
  15. women helping women
    How One Brazilian Doctor Connected Zika to Birth DefectsAdriana Melo didn’t even have research funding when she made a discovery heard around the world.
  16. new faces of things
    Transgender Model Lea T on Beauty and Acceptance“People accept you easily if you look beautiful or if you have money.”
  17. that took balls
    It’s Time to Give Women’s Soccer the Support It Deserves“This is a conversation about the global women’s game we’ve been having for over 20 years.”
  18. that took balls
    Male Official Says Women’s Soccer Is Popular Because Players Are Prettier NowBrazil’s head of women’s soccer thanks shorter shorts for the new interest in the sport.
  19. look of the day
    Rihanna Had the Most Fun at the World Cup She wore a neck tattoo and flashed the audience.
  20. male gaze
    Turns Out Prince Harry Is an Agile Soccer GoalieHis Brazil tour has involved many athletics.
  21. male gaze
    Male Gaze: Guilherme Leão, Brazil’s Hottest Subway GuardVoted the hottest transit guard in São Paulo.
  22. desperate apps
    In Brazil, Spying on Your Lover Just Got HarderThere’s no longer an app for that.
  23. gap watch
    Gap Inches Closer to World DominationThe retailer plans to set up shop in Brazil next year.
  24. beauty marks
    Yasmin Le Bon’s Daughter Amber Lands Pantene Campaign; Kardashians Rep Skin-Care BrandAnd if you know French, watch Julia Roberts’s new beauty commercial.
  25. tyra mail
    Overheard From Tyra Banks: ‘Top Model’ Heading to São Paulo!Cycle-twelve spoiler alert!!!
  26. loose threads
    Ann Taylor Profits Drop; Kate Moss’s New ‘Purple’ Cover Is OutAlso, J.Crew’s accessories go upscale, a 90210 apparel line is imminent, and Ed Westwick talks fashion.
  27. model tracker
    Meet the New Girl: Madisyn RitlandMadisyn Ritland has been anointed the gorgeous one after walking for Christian Lacroix and Valentino.
  28. loose threads
    Ralph Lauren Dodges Retirement Speculation; LVMH Gets Record Counterfeiting PayoutPlus: An auction of hip-hop’s “crown jewels,” Diesel opens big in Brazil while feeding artsy New Yorkers, and vintage Levi’s sell for $36K.
  29. Miami Swim Fashion Week Disappoints, But Rio to the RescueFew celebrities or top models attended. But Brazilian Swim Fashion Week ought to make up for it.
  30. dress code
    Oh, the Horror: Meet the ‘Bikini Pants’Brazil is responsible for many significant moments in fashion — Havaianas, Gisele, the loss of any hair below the navel — but this marks a low point, in our humble opinion.
  31. model tracker
    Breaking: Naomi Campbell HospitalizedThe AP is reporting that tempestuous supermodel–cum–GQ reporter Naomi Campbell has been hospitalized in São Paolo and is “being treated by one of Brazil’s top specialists in infectious diseases,” according to the reps at Sirio Libanes Hospital, where she’s currently staying. No further info, and no further dry observations on our end. Scary stuff. More as we know it.
  32. loose threads
    Lacoste Is So Over the Celebrity Thing• Lacoste doesn’t like famous people. No, seriously: “We don’t really care about personalities,” said Lacoste designer Christophe Lemaire. “We feel it’s a stupid game to play. There are so many famous people wearing Lacoste anyway, we don’t need to pretend or show off.” [WWD]