O Eco Amazonia spoke to specialists about the main challenges Brazil’s elected president, Dilma Rousseff, will have to deal with for the Amazon Rainforest.
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.
September 28, 2010
The rumored clean energy produced by powerplants has an impact that governments prefer to ignore. Brazilian researchers and activists explain the risks of these enterprises.
September 17, 2010
The new Colombian government shows interest in expanding mining activities in the Amazon without any environmental guarantees.The Amazon river has dropped to its lowest level in 40 years in north-eastern Peru, causing severe economic disruption in a region where it is the main transport route.