State exercises little control over remote Amazon region blighted by poverty and illiteracy, and organised crime fills the vacuum.
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.
March 21, 2023
According to a new study from RAISG, in just five years, the Amazon could lose almost half of what it lost in the past two decades.
April 18, 2014
Nearly 70% of “officially inspected” logging concessions in Peru have had their permits canceled or are under investigation for major breaches of forestry laws, finds a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports.