At least 131 people to receive some form of protection after series of assassinations in tussle over land and resources.
Brazil to protect Amazon activists threatened with murder
Booming soy industry could threaten Brazil’s climate commitments
May 9, 2016
Soy production is booming — but researchers are warning that the soy industry’s rise could be the downfall of Brazil’s climate commitments.
Saweto's daughter, from Peru, persists in her fight for justice
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.
Amazon heroes who don't give up
September 16, 2020
The Guardians of the Forest, a group of indigenous Guajajara in the Brazilian state of Maranhão, struggle to defend their land from invaders and to guarantee their survival in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.