The list of Amazon bird species facing danger of extinction has risen sharply because their rainforest habitat is being slashed to make room for cattle ranching and agriculture, a conservationist group said.
Boston Globe: 100 Amazon birds risk extinction, group says
Hemmed in by agribusiness, Xavante territory is hit by high Covid-related mortality rates
September 22, 2021
With pressure on their native land and traditional foods, agrochemicals polluting their rivers, and a high rate of chronic disease have left the Xavante people of Brazil’s Cerrado savanna vulnerable to the pandemic.
Regulatory distortions cause medium and large producers to snatch most of the public resources in the Amazon
April 1, 2022
A study by PUC-Rio shows that the application of public funds in the rainforest has been distorted and currently benefits mostly large-scale industrial farming.
Deforestation in the Amazon: past, present and future
March 21, 2023
According to a new study from RAISG, in just five years, the Amazon could lose almost half of what it lost in the past two decades.