Carolina Dantas is editor at InfoAmazonia and has been an environmental journalist since 2015. Previously, she worked at Folha de S.Paulo, Globo, and Grupo RBS. In 2022, she was awarded the alumni title by the U.S. Department of State in the field of climate change.

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New analysis reveals that 59% of the rivers inhabited by the Yanomami suffer impact from mining and invasions

Survey led by the INPE and Fiocruz, in partnership with InfoAmazonia, was conducted based on satellite images of indigenous land and analyzes the impact of territorial change on rivers and communities, including mining, degradation and deforestation. Over 62% of the Yanomami population live in areas under the influence of invaders.