While he was president of Funai, Romero Juca delivered the land of Akuntsu Indians to their tormentors, says sertanista
Amazon under pressure
Plans for the São Luiz do Tapajós dam in Pará, Brazil, have led to increased illegal squatting and illicit timber harvesting. Homestead farmers fear for their future.
Dredgers in alluvial mining, mainly in Madre de Dios, Peru, caused impacts such as mercury contamination of water sources, changing the course of rivers and sedimentation.
Eight new mammal species were found at the Sao Luiz do Tapajós dam building site, which threatens to become Brazil’s most controversial hydro project ever.
A new analysis finds gold mining has shortened the Malinowski River and sullied its water.
Indigenous, riparians and farmers meet to discuss strategies to produce and preserve with valuation and integration of the Middle Land, in Pará state.
Animals were rescued from smugglers during operation by the military police and ICMBio. It is the largest seizure of turtles made by the Amazon State.
Experts seek a way to assess the presence of mercury in the environment and organisms before it becomes toxic.
Deforested area corresponds to more than a thousand football fields, says IBAMA. A joint operation disabled mining, and equipment was burned.