They received a total of R$1.77 million in 8 states. Most belong to parties in Bolsonaro’s support base in Congress, in particular the Partido Liberal (PL) and the União Brasil. A candidate from Acre, convicted of modern slavery, received the largest donation to any candidate in the Amazon from his own father, arrested for environmental crime.
Invented Amazon: 70 million views on YouTube, clicks and money from videos that spread disinformation about the forest and Indigenous peoples
Planalto spreads the most lies about the Amazon on YouTube
Gold, not potassium: the real interest of mining on indigenous lands
Forty three percent of all mining requests on the indigenous lands in the Brazilian Amazon lands are for gold extraction, an InfoAmazonia data analysis reveals. In several of these targeted areas, satellite images show that there is gold mining already taking place without authorization.
Indigenous Leaders in Amazonas and Land Demarcation are under Attack in WhatsApp Groups
Monitoring of groups on the messaging app WhatsApp shows that disinformation and lies are a strategy to weaken the Indigenous fight.
Risk to National Sovereignty in the Amazon Region is a Government Fallacy, says Izabella Teixeira
In interview, the former Minister of Environment points out which of the Bolsonaro Administration’s excuses she considers to be inappropriate and comments on the false content spread on social networks and reinforced in official statements