According to the latest report of the Ombudsman, to January there have been 211 social conflicts nationwide, of which 147 are socio-environmental.
Ativistas ambientais assassinados em 2014
The protest continues in Atalaia do Norte. The natives are involved in conflicts that resulted in the deaths of two Matís and at least nine Korubo in 2014.
InfoAmazonia map updated in real time with data from NASA reveals the concentration of heat sources in the State of Roraima, which borders Venezuela and Guyana
Nilce Magalhães was a member of the Movement of People Affected by Dams in the state of Rondonia. She had been missing since 7 January.
The murder—which coincides with the expansion of illegal gold mining into the Tambopata National Reserve in the Madre de Dios region— could frighten other opponents of mining into silence.
In a demonstration of audacity, loggers reconstructed bridge over the river of Sangue, used to illegally drain logs from IT Manoki.
Man who constantly denounced illegal miners that invaded their property located at kilometer 95 of the Interoceanic Highway in La Pampa, Madre de Dios, was killed.
Ministry of Environment of Peru and the National Service of Protected Natural Areas by the State (Sernanp) expressed their opposition to the bill.
Gold mining has become one of the main problems for conservation of biodiversity in the Orinoquia region, Guainia department.