Constitutional amendment would abolish current federal requirements for environmental assessments of public works projects, such as Amazon dams.
Forced Labor in Amazonia
Leaders from indigenous and forest communities in Colombia, Indonesia, Liberia, and Peru are in London to call for action on human rights violations and land grabbing linked to the global trade in palm oil.
The director of Amazon Institute of Scientific Studies Sinchi speaks of the management plan for La Macarena, which sought to prevent the deterioration of the area and show the effects of mining.
‘Nexo’ prepared a series of comparisons to put into perspective the numbers that involve deforestation in the region
Caught in the middle of the jungle. Young captured in the form of ‘debt’ are forced to serve sexually to miners in ‘La Pampa’, in Madre de Dios. To leave this place they must raise money working in bars as escorts.
The ethnic group that once had 15,000 members is today reduced to Aruká and her three daughters: the last family
“Unpunished Excesses” is an investigative series developed by Convoca from the construction and analysis of the first database on the environmental obligations of the large mining and oil industry.
As new ecological stations and other preserves are set up across Brazil, rural colonos and beiradeiros may be forced from their long-time homesteads.
Daniel Azeredo’s persistence led him to understand the livestock chain in Pará and make a deal that turned slaughterhouses into forest guardians