Study shows how changes in legislation reduce the protection of protected areas and became increasingly frequent in recent years.
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.
April 11, 2014
Between 1995 and 2013, the federal government and the governments of Rondonia, Mato Grosso and Pará removed the protection of 2.5 million hectars in 38 Protected Areas in the Legal Amazon.
May 23, 2014
The Minister of Environment of Brazil, Izabella Teixeira, announced funds of almost US 203 million for the next two years of the Programme on Protected Areas of the Amazon (ARPA).