• Deforestation University of Maryland

    In partnership with five organizations, the institution researched losses of forest with high-resolution data from 2000 to 2013. Compare deforestation places with protected areas, indigenous lands and roads.

  • Management areas from Mamirauá Institute

    This map was made by Stefano Wrobleski and Thiago Medaglia using the data provided by the Mamirauá Institute on its florestal management areas. Rivers Rivers and waterways in South America. Source:OpenStreetMap Terrain elevation Remote sensing data showing terrain elevation on South America.Brighter greens correspond to higher vegetation cover. The representation intents to show the contrast […]

  • Critical environmental protection areas

    This map was made by Stefano Wrobleski using the database provided by the Instituto do Meio Ambiente e Homem da Amazônia (IMAZON) on critical protected areas in the Amazon on the period of 2012 to 2014. Deforested areas The brown polygon layer of this map represents the data from the System of Deforestation Alerts (SAD […]

  • Social Progress Index in the Amazon

    This map was made by Laura Kurtzberg using the database provided by the Social Progress Index in the Amazon, developed in 2014 by Imazon. Analyzing 43 indicators, the metric try to translate the balance between life quality and environmental preservation. Slave work 2003-2012 The data show the number of rescued workers during operations of the […]

  • Ativistas ambientais assassinados em 2014

    Ativistas ambientais assassinados 2014 Os dados mostram a localização dos assassinatos de ativistas ambientais. Fonte: Global Witness Trabalho escravo 2003-2012 Os dados demonstram o número de trabalhadores resgatados durante as intervenções da força-tarefa de propriedades rurais nos estados da região amazônica brasileira. Fonte: Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego Desmatamento 1976 – 1991 As áreas tracejadas […]

  • Forced Labor in Amazonia

    This map was made using the database provided by the Brazilian Ministry of Labor and Employment (Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego) covering the period between 2003 and 2012. The data demonstrates the number of workers rescued during task force interventions of rural properties in states in the Amazon region. Map Design by Hebert Valois (Lab […]


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