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.
Forced Labor in Amazonia
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.
The Sateré-Mawé are indigenous people from the lower Amazon region and inventors of guarana culture, Amazonian fruit that was benefited by them, giving rise to the drink that is known worldwide.
The Peruvian president said that the claims of native communities in the basin of the Tigre, Pastaza and Corrientes rivers, which require prior consultation before the exploitation of Lot 192, are “legitimate”.
The Norwegian government has fulfilled its billion dollar commitment to Brazil for the South American country’s success in reducing deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.
To find in the act of illegal logging, the farmers were beaten with rifle butts on the back and head and forced to undress.
In MAAP #14 we take our first detailed look at the region of Cusco. The city of Cusco is of course well known as the former capital of the Inca empire and current gateway to Machu Picchu, but the greater Cusco region is a vast area including large tracts of Amazon forest. Here, we focus […]
Illegal mining is expanding in the Amazon, also in Bolivia, causing deforestation, water and air contamination, in addition to human trafficking and labor exploitation.
With its new Management Plan, full protection protected area of Roraima State, in Brazil, is ready to receive students and scientists.