The indigenous people Tacana, in the Bolivian Amazon is in the list of winners of the Equator Prize 2015, awarded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to initiatives that protect the environment and reduce poverty.
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.
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 25, 2015
The story of the inhabitants of the Pilón Lajas Biosphere Reserve and Communal Lands, in the Bolivian Amazon