New data indicate a big surge in gold mining in and near Tambopata National Reserve over the past few months.
Forced Labor in Amazonia
New threats and little state presence make indigenous intend to bring their demands to international courts.
Scientist says that to fight diseases transmitted by the mosquito Aedes aegypti, the best way is prevention. “The only tool we have is still fighting the vector.”
InfoAmazonia map updated in real time with data from NASA reveals the concentration of heat sources in the State of Roraima, which borders Venezuela and Guyana
Ministry of Environment of Peru and the National Service of Protected Natural Areas by the State (Sernanp) expressed their opposition to the bill.
Gold mining has become one of the main problems for conservation of biodiversity in the Orinoquia region, Guainia department.
Called Bryconops Munduruku, the species name refers to the Munduruku indigenous ethnic group, who settled on the right bank of the Tapajos river and gave rise to the city of Aveiro.
According to Imazon, 582 square kilometers of trees were felled in a year. Pollution of the smoke endangered the health of the population, but the Amazonas state government has invested in agribusiness with the Safra Plan.
By 2040, many of Brazil’s existing and planned hydropower projects, including those in the Tapajós basin, could become unviable as drought worsens and river flows decrease.