The National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels launched without prior consultation with the National Indigenous Foundation (FUNAI), a new pre-edict bidding for exploration and production of oil and gas in seven blocks.
Future oil exploration in the vicinity of 15 indigenous lands in the Brazilian state of Amazon
‘Defending the jungle is defending community life,‘ says leader from Ecuadorian Amazon
October 22, 2020
Rosa Aranda faces two miseries. One in her own body: she was infected by Covid-19. The other is the historical pollution generated by the oil industry, which threatens the territory in which she lives, Piwiri, in the Ecuadorian Amazon forest.
Ending the "Time Limit" Thesis Will Protect the Climate
September 3, 2021
Lawyer Luiz Eloy Terena, a Representative of the Coalition of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (Apib) at the Brazilian Supreme Court hearing in question, comments on the importance of demarcating indigenous lands for the protection of the country's natural resources. MapBiomas data shows that only 1.6% of Brazil's deforestation occurred in Indigenous Lands over 36 years.
Gold, not potassium: the real interest of mining on indigenous lands
March 24, 2022
Forty three percent of all mining requests on the indigenous lands in the Brazilian Amazon lands are for gold extraction, an InfoAmazonia data analysis reveals. In several of these targeted areas, satellite images show that there is gold mining already taking place without authorization.