The number of fires, as always, rises this season. InfoAmazonia shows a map with the last count made by VIIRS satellite sensor, which has higher resolution and revealed more than 6,000 hotspots on 26 July.
Efforts to conserve tropical species will not succeed if we do not take into consideration the control of the most common disorders caused by man: logging, forest fires, among others. By Thiago Medaglia, Photo by Flavio Forner
The governments of Germany, Norway and the United Kingdom made its first payment to Colombia for having complied with the reduction of deforestation between 2013 and 2014.
After disagreements, the chief Mapu also said that the former councilor Allison Lima wanted to keep indigenous’ money and appointed him as the author of death threats, but the political denies.
Infiltrated among riparian that will be withdrawn by the hydroelectric dams in the Amazon, Arlindo buys land that will be flooded to receive compensation.
Peru will have a new president and, until now, the environment has not been one of the fundamental topics of the public debate.
While he was president of Funai, Romero Juca delivered the land of Akuntsu Indians to their tormentors, says sertanista
Plans for the São Luiz do Tapajós dam in Pará, Brazil, have led to increased illegal squatting and illicit timber harvesting. Homestead farmers fear for their future.
Dredgers in alluvial mining, mainly in Madre de Dios, Peru, caused impacts such as mercury contamination of water sources, changing the course of rivers and sedimentation.