A study by PUC-Rio shows that the application of public funds in the rainforest has been distorted and currently benefits mostly large-scale industrial farming.
Journalist covering Nature Conservation, Wildlife Crimes, Science, Traditional and Indigenous Communities stories. Worked in newspapers, radio stations, federal and state governments, non-governmental organizations, and private sector. Post-graduate in Environment, Economy and Society from the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences - Flacso (Buenos Aires, Argentina). Specialization in Socio-Environmental and Public Policies. Member of the Commission on Education and Communication of IUCN - International Union for Conservation of Nature.
Deter’s alerts recorded the largest deforestation in the forest since 2016. The destruction was concentrated in the states of Mato Grosso, Roraima, and Pará and advanced on areas in southern Amazonas and in the region around the BR-319 highway. Deforestation is fueled by a lack of oversight and is expected to grow this year.