According to Imazon, 582 square kilometers of trees were felled in a year. Pollution of the smoke endangered the health of the population, but the Amazonas state government has invested in agribusiness with the Safra Plan.
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 10, 2015
Landsat system images, from NASA, let you see how the skyline of Manaus went gray in the last days of the month, at the peak of the hottest season in the northern region of Brazil.
October 12, 2015
In 21 of the 62 municipalities of Amazonas State, the fire situation is critical, including registration of endangered animals dead. Manaus dawns with strong smoke haze.