Indigenous denounce illegal mining in municipality of Atabapo, Colombia, affecting their constitutional rights over the territory and the environment.
April 17, 2014
In the Caquetá River, a tributary of the Amazon, are already sixty five dredges to extract gold from its funds. Their way of working, with no respect for nature, is changing the ancient customs of the riparian peoples.
May 27, 2022
Carnivorous fish are among the most consumed by the Munduruku and the most contaminated by mercury. Scientists suspect the toxic metal, found in the bodies of the members of this indigenous community is seriously affecting the health of adults and children who are born with malformations and developmental delays. Munduruku women already avoid getting pregnant.
May 9, 2014
The bufeo (river dolphin) is a creature of myth, but you’re pretty much guaranteed a sighting on a river cruise in Bolivia’s north-eastern wetlands on the edge of the Amazon basin.