The way Peru is pushing the production of oil palm in the Amazon is weakening these pledges.
Ativistas ambientais assassinados em 2014
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.”
Two cases of prejudice and violence —the murders of Vitor and Dos Santos— are two extremes of a reality that is lived daily by Brazil’s indigenous population.
Killings of environmental protesters, often indigenous people fighting to protect land, on the rise with 2015 likely to have been the deadliest year on record.
One of the perpetrators of arguably Brazil’s most internationally high-profile murders in recent years is currently walking around free.
According to the latest report of the Ombudsman, to January there have been 211 social conflicts nationwide, of which 147 are socio-environmental.