Decision revoked act of the Legislative Assembly of the state, which abolished the decrees of creation of four protected areas of sustainable use.
June 29, 2016
Protected areas may suffer loss of over 6.5 million hectares – an area equivalent to 7.8 million stadiums like the Maracanã – if projects of environmental impact that are in progress in the country are approved.
June 1, 2015
Proposed Amendment to the Constitution tries to transfer powers to the National Congress for the demarcation of indigenous lands and the creation of protected areas
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.