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Stories by Brendan Borrell

A Flower and a Way of Life in Peril

Prized—and increasingly rare—bouquets of an enchanting flower from Brazil’s mountainous heartland pit collectors against conservationists

February 4, 2016 — Brendan Borrell and Sapiens

Tiny Opossum Could Be Farmers' Friend

A small mammal that likes to feast on a soybean pest in Brazil's Cerrado illustrates how preserving this savanna landscape is good for farms as well as biodiversity

April 10, 2015 — Brendan Borrell and

Why We Need Our Zzzs

Why We Need Our Zzzs

Vital for Memory, Mood and More