The Amazon Basin has 96.500 kilometers of roads, nearly two-thirds of which are unpaved, reports a new atlas of the region, which contains the world’s largest rainforest.
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.
March 10, 2022
Scientists and residents of the Serra do Divisor National Park fear impacts of development on the unique biodiversity of the area between Brazil’s Acre state and Peru
December 7, 2012
According to data provided by the government, 84% of the communities were consulted on road in TIPNIS.