Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project (MAAP) indicates that illegal mining activity continues to increase in the Santiago River, Amazonas region, although there are mining concessions.
January 21, 2022
Blocks such as the European Union should expand restrictions on purchases associated with deforestation and other impacts in tropical countries.
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.
September 17, 2021
In the municipality of Altamira, Pará, almost 6,500 hectares of public forests were cut down in 2020. One of the people responsible deforested 60% of this area and did not stop even after being fined by Ibama.