Operation reveals group sophistication that worketh deforestation and land grabbing for livestock and soybeans in southwestern Pará state.
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.
July 11, 2016
Agent was shot in the neck after team suffer ambush. Operation combated illegal logging in the protected area.
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.