The authorities in Brazil say they have dismantled a criminal organization accused of invading, logging and burning large areas of public land and selling these illegally for farming and grazing.
September 4, 2014
Lorraine Fleury notes that the Xingu Vivo group never agreed to discuss the plant’s construction. A different stance from that of the Movement of People Affected by Dams (MAB), for example, which has a greater historical dialogue with the PT party and with the federal government.
October 17, 2014
Covert GPS surveillance of timber trucks by Amazon campaigners has revealed how loggers are defeating attempts to halt deforestation in the world’s greatest rainforest.
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.