Daniel Azeredo’s persistence led him to understand the livestock chain in Pará and make a deal that turned slaughterhouses into forest guardians
Amazon under pressure
Previously we presented maps of deforestation hotspots in the Peruvian Amazon for the periods 2012-2014 and 2015, respectively. In this MAAP we present a complementary analysis based on the size of the deforestation events.
The way Peru is pushing the production of oil palm in the Amazon is weakening these pledges.
New data indicate a big surge in gold mining in and near Tambopata National Reserve over the past few months.
New threats and little state presence make indigenous intend to bring their demands to international courts.
Scientist says that to fight diseases transmitted by the mosquito Aedes aegypti, the best way is prevention. “The only tool we have is still fighting the vector.”
The reef occupies an area of 9300 square kilometers and is between 30 and 120 meters deep.
The International Amazon Festival of Film of the Border is an event that shows and discusses films that address the reality of the regions considered peripheral areas, as the Amazon .
The colonos and beiradeiros live sustainably, but a new ecological station created around them could force these rural people from their lands.