In charge of the Ministry of Environment in the first Lula government, Marina Silva had the plan ‘Sustainable BR-163’ as the main attempt to prevent deforestation caused by roads in the Amazon. Folha was the interior of Pará to check what happened to the plan.
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.
September 16, 2020
The Guardians of the Forest, a group of indigenous Guajajara in the Brazilian state of Maranhão, struggle to defend their land from invaders and to guarantee their survival in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
September 18, 2020
Inspired by Wänä'cä, a leader who is mentioned in the ancestral songs of the Huöttöja people, Hortimio Ochoa is the visible face of defense of the Cataniapo hydrographic basin in the Venezuelan state of Amazonas. It is an area subject to increasingly evident pressure associated with mining, deforestation and the incursion of illegal armed groups