A Chinese company with a trail of human rights violations wants to build a plant in São Luiz do Tapajós, the biggest environmental controversy since Belo Monte dam
YES, zero deforestation is possible for the Brazilian Amazon, just if we make sure economic growth, social justice and agriculture are part of the picture.
Through the use of satellite imagery, Monitoring Project of the Andean Amazon notices the increase in deforestation by illegal mining in this Peruvian reserve
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
The Las Piedras River, a major tributary of the Madre de Dios River in the southeast of the Peruvian Amazon, is increasingly being recognized for its exceptional wildlife, and by presence of indigenous peoples in voluntary isolation.
When satellite imagery of the Brazilian rainforest shows lush, dense forests, most of us likely expect that those trees are packed with wildlife. But what if what we are actually seeing is an empty forest?
Lumberjacks were using fire as a diversionary tactic to counter indigenous “forest guardian” patrols that have sprung up in recent months to detain illegal loggers and destroy their equipment.
According to many, Rolando Navarro Gómez represented a shift in the Peruvian government’s commitment to fight illegal logging.
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.