Scientists emphasize that reducing the threats of contagion by zoonoses depends on “landscape immunity”, but in Brazil, the maintenance of large conserved environments runs into loopholes and delays in implementing the Forest Code.
With pressure on their native land and traditional foods, agrochemicals polluting their rivers, and a high rate of chronic disease have left the Xavante people of Brazil’s Cerrado savanna vulnerable to the pandemic.
In the rural area, the challenge for residents affected by the smoke is to get medical care
The smoke from the fires and Covid sweeps from southern Amazonas to Acre
Smoke from burnings worsens Covid-19 in the Amazon
Engolindo Fumaça – metodologia do processamento e análise de dados O projeto Engolindo Fumaça analisa dados de satélite para determinar quais locais na Amazônia brasileira foram os mais afetados pela poluição do ar durante as queimadas de 2020. A investigação começou pela seleção das fontes de dados de sensoriamento remoto disponíveis para as diferentes variáveis […]
Data dashboard of the Inhaling Smoke project, with results of the statistical analysis for all states and municipalities of the Brazilian Legal Amazon, with filters by month and geographic location. Table with data selection can be downloaded and is open to use.
Exclusive survey reveals 145 requests filed with the National Mining Agency as of November 3, the highest number in 24 years. A bill presented by President Bolsonaro would legalize activities currently prohibited by the Constitution. Image: operation against illegal mining in TI Kayapó, in 2017. Photo: Felipe Werneck/InfoAmazonia.
Rosa Aranda faces two miseries. One in her own body: she was infected by Covid-19. The other is the historical pollution generated by the oil industry, which threatens the territory in which she lives, Piwiri, in the Ecuadorian Amazon forest.
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.