Unless a system-wide approach to conservation is applied to Amazon basin lakes, floodplains and rivers, we could soon see a collapse of the region’s fish populations.
Amazon under pressure
In MAAP # 33, iit is showed that illegal gold mining activity is altering the natural course of the Malinowski River, which forms the natural border of the Tambopata National Reserve.
The agreements include the toxicological evaluation of Belén de Plantanoyacu and Sion communities, in the Corrientes River, Loreto region.
Cross-checking shows relationship between fraud and failures in the performance of Brazilian Institute of Colonization and Agrarian Reform (INCRA) and the intensification of social conflicts and deforestation in the Amazon.
Video reveals situation of indigenous women in the Peruvian Amazon and their proposals in the regions of San Martin, Ucayali and Central Forest.
The Regional Organization of Indigenous Peoples of Eastern Peru makes a public complaint against the National Service of Protected Areas of Peru (SERNANP) for violations and breach of agreements.
In a desperate move the birds, many endangered, sought refuge in the city of Caracaraí.
Constitutional amendment would abolish current federal requirements for environmental assessments of public works projects, such as Amazon dams.
Leaders from indigenous and forest communities in Colombia, Indonesia, Liberia, and Peru are in London to call for action on human rights violations and land grabbing linked to the global trade in palm oil.