Xingu may refer to:
- Xingu River, in north Brazil, a southeast tributary of the Amazon
- Xingu peoples, indigenous peoples living near the Xingu River
- Roman Catholic Territorial Prelature of Xingu, located in the area of the Xingu River
- Xingu National Park, located in the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil
- Xingu, a character in James Thurber's children's book The 13 Clocks
- Xingu and Other Stories, a short story collection by Edith Wharton
- Xingu (beer), a Brazilian Schwarzbier produced by the FEMSA beverage company
- Embraer EMB 121 Xingu, a type of aircraft produced by the Brazilian manufacturer Embraer
- Xingu Hill, a project of musician John Sellekaers
- Xingu corydoras, a tropical freshwater fish
- Xingu (film), a 2011 film by director Cao Hamburger
Thu, 01 Jan 2015 15:35:26 -0800
In this episode, we bring you a classic story called "Xingu," by Edith Wharton. It was first published in 1916. The story involves a book club, founded by a woman who always preferred to pursue culture in a group setting. Joining this woman are several ...
Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research (blog)
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 23:50:56 -0800
LIMA, Peru—In one of the largest municipalities in the world, São Félix do Xingu (SFX) in Brazil's Pará state, the sheer scale and number of diverse actors is one of the big challenges for those implementing a REDD+ project there. REDD+ (Reducing ...
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 05:30:00 -0800
Mais de 50 projetos foram selecionados em dezembro passado para promover o desenvolvimento sustentável da região do Xingu, no Pará, onde está sendo construída a hidrelétrica de Belo Monte, conforme decisão tomada na última reunião do Comitê ...
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 23:52:30 -0800
At 10:30 a.m., professional actors will perform a dramatic reading of Dennis Krausnik's adaptation of Wharton's "Xingu," a story about literature's most pretentious book club. A toast to Edith will follow — complete with birthday cake, of course ...
New York Times
Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:56:59 -0700
A gripping account of a collision of cultures, “Xingu” tells the inspiring true story of the three Villas Bôas brothers, who became the leading advocates for Brazil's Amazonian Indians, an effort that culminated in the founding of a mammoth tribal ...
The Star Online
The Star Online
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:22:30 -0800
The paper noted that 90% of the deforestation occurred in four main areas: the south-west Amazon in Peru, the Tapajos-Xingu in Brazil, the Guianan moist forest ecoregion and the Magdalena Valley-Urabá region. Much of the destruction occurred in ...
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 07:33:45 -0800
It was concentrated in four main areas - the Guianan forests; the Southwest Amazon in Peru; the Tapajos-Xingu forest in Brazil; and Magdalena Valley-Uraba in Colombia. Overall, the amount of forest lost was less than 1% but much of it was located in or ...
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 12:23:10 -0800
Budgeted at US$26 billion, Belo Monte is being built on the Xingu River in Brazil's northern Para State and will be the world's third largest hydroelectric complex when completed. Belo Monte has a completion deadline of 2018, though developer Norte ...
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