Nilce de Souza Magalhaes, militant of Movement of People Affected by Dams in Porto Velho, Brazil, was murdered in January and her body had not been found.
June 24, 2016
More than 400 dams are planned on being built, are being built or have been built in the Amazon Basin. These dams disrupt the impressive migration of Amazonian catfish, a commercially valuable fish and apex predator in the environment.
May 12, 2016
How much of Brazil’s rising deforestation rate in the Amazon is attributable to the legal process known as Protected Area Downgrading, Downsizing and Degazettement (PADDD)?
April 5, 2016
Continued dam-building across Amazonia could threaten dozens of species with extinction, says a new paper published this month in the journal Biodiversity and Conservation.