Were created three areas of Sustainable Use and two of Integral Protection. Thus, the government of Dilma Rousseff reaches 3.4 million hectares in protected areas.
Protected Areas and Indigenous Lands
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.
How much of Brazil’s rising deforestation rate in the Amazon is attributable to the legal process known as Protected Area Downgrading, Downsizing and Degazettement (PADDD)?
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.
The director of Amazon Institute of Scientific Studies Sinchi speaks of the management plan for La Macarena, which sought to prevent the deterioration of the area and show the effects of mining.