In the rivers Teles Pires and Juruena, indigenous tribes Apiaká, Kayabi, Munduruku and Rikbaktsa join forces to defend their rights against the construction of the complex of hydroelectric plants.
Forced Labor in Amazonia
A study conducted by the Life Center Institute (ICV) in Cuiabá, Mato Grosso State, Brazil, points out that 46% of the forest area explored in the state between August 2012 and July 2013 was illegal.
The west, the northwest and part of the central area of the Brazilian Amazon face extreme flood events in the last three years caused by above the average rainfall.
Camera trap videos from Yasuni National Park shows off rarely seen species like the rufous-vented ground cuckoo and the short-eared dog as well as odd behavior, like sloths licking salt from the ground.
Amazonas state government tries to avoid repossession of an area occupied by about 300 families in Tarumã neighborhood in the west of the capital
Debate in Manaus ended with a consensus: Amazon deforestation influences the amount of rain in other regions of Brazil.
Many species of large herbivores may become extinct. The Amazon has ideal conditions to preserve one.
The advancement of individuals on public land in the Amazon threatens the territories of traditional communities for over a century, under the complicit eyes of the Brazilian State
Oil palm plantations on a large scale started in 2011 near the town of Nueva Requena, Ucayali region, today cover almost 12,200 hectares.