Sarah Brown is a journalist with more than 7 years experience based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She mostly covers conservation and environmental news, including Amazon deforestation and Indigenous rights. Sarah has experience in-print and broadcasting as well as producing and editing audio and video documentaries. She has a solid network around Brazil for quotes and interviews including Indigenous groups, researchers and non-profits. She is available for travel, especially around Brazil and South America (she can speak English, Portuguese and Spanish).
How self-isolation looked around the world during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. This documentary was made while I was in strict government-mandated lockdown in Ireland.
This documentary features some of the ocean’s most remarkable species of sea slugs as told by scientists and underwater photographs. Through a series of interviews, they bring the world of the sea slug to life.
Decrees issued by the Brazilian government to protect Indigenous territories from outside threats have failed to deter illegal deforestation and may even be encouraging invaders who are betting on them not being renewed, critics say.
Thousands of protesters, including celebrities, activists and 150 Indigenous people from eight ethnic groups, gathered for the biggest environment protest ever held in Brazil’s capital against a series of bills dubbed the “death package” by critics.
A bill loosening regulations on agrochemicals has been approved by Brazil’s lower house of congress and now goes before the Senate, prompting concerns that it will unleash environmental destruction and threaten consumer health.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil • Politics, Science & Environment, Investigative Reporting, Breaking News, Climate Change • December 30 @ 12:00am
I cover environment and conservation news about the Amazon rainforest and other Brazilian biomes. Please reach out to me if you'd like a specific story from any region in Brazil or would like to collaborate on a piece. I can also cover politics, especially in the run up to the presidential elections... Read more