The Audit Office of the state of Amazonas pointed to problems in the protected areas, including lack of state investment despite available funds.
Encouraged by Bolsonaro, mining requests on indigenous lands reach record numbers in 2020
November 13, 2020
Exclusive survey reveals 145 requests filed with the National Mining Agency as of November 3, the highest number in 24 years. A bill presented by President Bolsonaro would legalize activities currently prohibited by the Constitution. Image: operation against illegal mining in TI Kayapó, in 2017. Photo: Felipe Werneck/InfoAmazonia.
Conserved landscapes act as barriers against diseases like Covid-19
January 28, 2022
Scientists emphasize that reducing the threats of contagion by zoonoses depends on “landscape immunity”, but in Brazil, the maintenance of large conserved environments runs into loopholes and delays in implementing the Forest Code.
Business Insider: Photos of the controversial World Cup host city that's in the middle of the jungle
April 6, 2014
Manaus is 1,700 kilometers from Sao Paulo and surrounded by 2.1 million square kilometers of rain forest. It’s also a head-scratching choice for a World Cup host city.