To compensate the environmental impacts of implementing the Hydroelectric Power Plant (HPP) Teles Pires, on the border of the states of Mato Grosso and Pará, Sucunduri State Park in the Amazon will receive an compensation for protected areas.
September 23, 2021
The appeal signed by 300 organizations around the world addresses the COP26. According to the document, hydroelectric power plants increase greenhouse gas emissions and deplete natural resources. In the Amazon, Belo Monte deforested an area larger than the city of São Paulo. Works at 12 hydroelectric plants could lead to the deforestation of 9,500 km2 in the Tapajós river basin.
November 13, 2020
Exclusive survey reveals 145 requests filed with the National Mining Agency as of November 3, the highest number in 24 years. A bill presented by President Bolsonaro would legalize activities currently prohibited by the Constitution. Image: operation against illegal mining in TI Kayapó, in 2017. Photo: Felipe Werneck/InfoAmazonia.
January 24, 2015
Inspections are being made in places where there are sauim-collared monkeys as a way to preserve the species, which is an important symbol in Manaus.