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.
February 25, 2010
With international support, the country attempts to define the most convenient mechanisms to quantify deforestation and carbon stocks.
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.
May 4, 2021
In Humaitá, a town located on the banks of the Madeira River and on the crossroads of two Amazonian major highways, a local infrastructure project is touted to bring growth and progress. But it fuels fears of deforestation as the agricultural frontier advances.