Mr. Baleia has sought to dismantle the idyllic, exotic image of the Amazon, where ”nature was untouched and people were living in harmony,” replacing it with graphic, aerial images of an eroded paradise.
July 8, 2014
Combining local activism with the long arm of its federal prosecutor, the state of Pará advances a new model for combating deforestation.
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.
July 3, 2014
Industrial-scale soybean producers are joining loggers and cattle ranchers in the land grab, speeding up destruction and further fragmenting the great Brazilian wilderness.