The advancement of individuals on public land in the Amazon threatens the territories of traditional communities for over a century, under the complicit eyes of the Brazilian State
December 10, 2021
Studies show how corruption occurs in the forest, from land grabbing and land theft, and how it is considered a good deal because of impunity. In the case of the gold trade, the law itself favors laundering.
October 20, 2020
Diana Ríos Rengifo took on the defense of the Peruvian Amazon after the murder of her father, a well-known Asheninka leader in the fight against illegal loggers. The trees in Saweto, a community located near the Peruvian border with Brazil, are highly coveted on the market and are threatened by indiscriminate logging.
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.