The reduction of deforestation in the Amazon, intermittently promoted by Brazil since 2004, improved the air quality throughout South America, according to a study published in the Nature journal.
Journalist Ana Aranha, of Brasil Reporter, talks about the documentary of Jirau hydroelectric plant and its parallels with current works
The flooding of the Belo Monte seemed imminent until a week ago, until the Brazilian environment authority, Ibama, decided to deny the project’s license.
Indigenous participated in a public ceremony at the Ministry of Agriculture of Brazil to present the organic self-certification of the Xingu Indigenous Land Association (Atix) for food produced by them.
The Sira Currasow is a critically endangered bird that lives only in the high altitude tropical forests of the Cerros del Sira mountain range in central Peru.
Improving living conditions in Guaviare, Colombia, increasing their income, and reconvert 1,600 hectares with production models compatible with the conservation and management of forest , is one of the challenges of Institute SINCHI in the Amazon
The Chinese citizen Yi Yanguang was denounced by performing this type of mining in three regions (Madre de Dios, Cuzco and Huanuco). Now, he was sanctioned by this and other environmental crimes.
The indigenous people Tacana, in the Bolivian Amazon is in the list of winners of the Equator Prize 2015, awarded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to initiatives that protect the environment and reduce poverty.
Surui indigenous explain to their “relatives” of the Xingu as REDD+ mechanism carbon credit sales plans can help traditional populations to financially exploit their land without destroying the forest.