Nine police officers and three prosecutors were surprised by an armed group in an attempt to prevent the seizure and removal of machinery used in illegal logging in Karipuna indigenous land.
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 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.
June 12, 2015
Infrastructure works, civil construction, mining, roads, port terminals, and others, may receive environmental license without manifestation of federal agencies such as Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources and National Indigenous Foundation.