The Mamirauá Institute is developing a project to provide electricity through solar panels to dozens of Amazonian communities of fishermen and farmers.
Amazon under pressure
The first turbine of the Belo Monte dam began to operate in pre-operational phase. It happened just over five years after the start of construction of the plant, projected to be the fourth largest in the world.
Document shows mercury contamination in rivers, hydrobiological species and population exceeding the maximum permissible limits due to artisanal mining.
Decision revoked act of the Legislative Assembly of the state, which abolished the decrees of creation of four protected areas of sustainable use.
Tiputini, which is outside the Yasuni, includes in the ITT block about 920 million barrels of oil, 20% of Ecuador’s reserves.
According to the RSPO’s complaints panel, Plantaciones de Pucallpa is failing to respect customary land rights and clearing primary forest.
Pictures shared on social networks show a dead dolphin, which had presumably become entangled in a net for illegal fishing in the Ibare River, near the city of Trinidad.
Until 2015 were lost 158.658 hectares of forest in Peru, according to the map of deforestation of Global Land Analysis & Discovery alert system.
Samples were collected in the basin of the Madeira River in Rondonia State, the Tocantins river in the states of Goiás and Maranhão, and the Negro river in the Amazonas State.