Former environment minister Marina Silva accused the government of Dilma Rousseff to dismantle the Prevention and Control Plan of Amazon Deforestation, which led the 16% increase in deforestation of the Amazon.
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.
December 14, 2015
In speech, the governor said he would not sacrifice the income of the population to keep “standing forest”, as advocated by the rich countries, and if necessary, he will take a chainsaw to cut down trees in the Amazon.