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#7 - Fire, Folk, Fernández (Alex Schober, Emilio M Bruna, Camila Moreno)

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ARGENTINA ELECTIONS - AMAZON FIRES - CHILEAN FOLKNewsflash (01:50): John spoke to Ducker Frontier's Latin America analyst, Alex Schober (@schobetrotter), about the economic situation in Argentina with a presidential election looming on 27 October.Deep Dive (16:15): Laurie interviewed Dr Emilio M Bruna, professor of tropical ecology at the University of Florida and Director of the Florida-Brazil Linkage Institute. They discuss the recent fires across the Amazon and much of South America, the impact of the deforestation "tipping point" on the region, and how severe funding cuts by the Bolsonaro administration will affect Brazil's flourishing scientific community.Brazil Budget cuts to scholarships: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02484-wFunding cuts to research: https://jornal.usp.br/radio-usp/proposta-orcamentaria-acaba-com-fomento-a-pesquisa-do-cnpq/Amazon fires 1: https://earthinnovation.org/2019/08/amazon-fires-what-we-know-and-what-we-can-do/Amazon fires 2: https://ipam.org.br/deforestation-not-the-dry-season-responsible-for-amazon-burning-in-2019/Amazon deforestation: https://rainforests.mongabay.com/amazon/amazon_destruction.htmlCulture (41:40): Finally, John caught up with Chilean folk-rock singer Camila Moreno. They discussed her upbringing, politics and influences - as well as her latest album Pangea Vol. 2, which came out on 14 October.You can listen to it here: https://open.spotify.com/album/6HysXgnbctZmGzRS2Bqfit?si=KdIx-_VfQG-B1hVR9KKxAQThank you for listening to the first season of Miradas! We would love to hear your comments.You can follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @MiradasPod, or check out our website and join our mailing list at www.miradaspodcast.com. You can also email us on info@miradaspodcast.com.

1hr 7mins

16 Oct 2019