• Institute of Brazilian government announces: deforestation in the Amazon is bigger than imagined

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    Wed October 8th, 2014

    The latest PRODES data, from 2013, is already updated on InfoAmazonia As part of the Deforestation of the Legal Amazon Monitoring Project (PRODES), Brazil’s National Institute of Spacial Research (INPE) has released its updated figure of the deforestation rate in the Amazon, revealing ties between environmental policy and increased pressure on the rainforest. The PRODES […]

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  • Peruvian Minister of Environment wants the Amazon discussed at COP 20

    by Gustavo Faleiros

    Mon August 11th, 2014

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    por Giovanny Vera and Gustavo Faleiros Pulgar Vidal will be the president of COP 20, the UN Summit on Climate Change hosted in Lima. Foto: InfoAmazonia.org Peru’s Minister of the Environment, Manuel Pulgar Vidal, interviewed by the InfoAmazonia.org team in Lima on the 8th, said that he hopes to sign an agreement about the REDD+ […]

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  • Water and Citizenship in the Amazon

    by Gustavo Faleiros

    Tue August 5th, 2014

    Water and Citizenship go hand in hand. When sources of clean water are damaged, human health suffers along with the social and economic health of communities that depend on agriculture and fishing, among other activities. Oil spilled in the month of July in the Marañon River, in Loreto department, Peru. Leaks are on the rise […]

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