Guyana has for decades attracted locals and foreigners to its vast forested interior in the hunt for gold and diamond. The only problem with that is that they have been destroying the Amazon forest in the process.
October 20, 2020
Diana Ríos Rengifo took on the defense of the Peruvian Amazon after the murder of her father, a well-known Asheninka leader in the fight against illegal loggers. The trees in Saweto, a community located near the Peruvian border with Brazil, are highly coveted on the market and are threatened by indiscriminate logging.
March 1, 2010
More than just the end of a tradition, the decline of rubber extraction represents the collapse of the model envisioned by Brazil of defending the possibility of preserving the forest while affording respectable living conditions for those who inhabit it.
February 25, 2010
With international support, the country attempts to define the most convenient mechanisms to quantify deforestation and carbon stocks.