Brazil’s government has given the formal go-ahead for the building on a tributary of the Amazon of the world’s third biggest hydroelectric dam.
October 26, 2010
Indigenous people and populations that live off extractivism denounce the impacts caused by paving the roads between the south of Amazonas and Acre. The construction work is ridden with environmental and fiscal irregularities.
November 18, 2010
The Brazilian government is the main financer of the road that will cut through a national park and an Indian reserve in Bolivia. The construction work has already been granted a license over the opinion of indigenous peoples. Pressures caused the resignation of the Vice-Minister of the Environment.
February 25, 2010
With international support, the country attempts to define the most convenient mechanisms to quantify deforestation and carbon stocks.