Brazil, Peru and Colombia all have major holdings in Amazonia, and all have diverging policies that have had varying success in curbing deforestation.
Amazon under pressure
An IBAMA inspection team was attacked by shot on October 16 by criminals who stole wood on Arariboia Indigenous Land in the municipality of Arame, in Maranhão. An agent was wounded.
Book ‘Excesses unpunished’ brings reports with evidence and cases in the mining and oil sector in the country.
Twelve thousand spots registered: this is already the year with the highest number of fires detected in the state of Amazonas, from the start of series history, in 1998.
Learn about the work that do in Pucallpa Gamaniel Monteluisa, a Shipibo teacher and other teachers of these Amazonian people to maintain their language and traditions through the Intercultural Bilingual Education.
Indigenous peoples engaged in collecting chestnut denounced Bolivian oil company YPFB will kill 17,000 chestnut trees, with the possible oil exploration in its territory.
Journey into the Amazon region, where thousands of species live in a delicate balance that’s imperiled by logging, mining, agriculture, roadbuilding, oil, and gas drilling.
Computer models suggest that the Eastern Amazon, which contains most of the forest, would have more droughts, fires and death of trees, while the West would be rainy
The Superintendency of Banking and Insurance of Peru announced that from March 2016, banks will should assess the social and environmental risks before financing a project for further investment to $ 10 million.