Recommendations by the Federal Public Ministry, the indigenous agency (FUNAI) and technicians of the environmental agency paralyze the construction of the hydroelectric powerplant project planned for the Tapajós river.
The Global Forest Change project, developed by Matthew Hansen of the University of Maryland, monitors forests using algorithms to distinguish changes in forest cover using satellite images.
Constitutional Amendment Proposal suppresses the environmental licensing and will lead to an explosion of mining, hydropower and new roads in the Amazon
More than 20 days ago the family recognized a body at the Medical Legal Institute as the Nicinha, and is awaiting liberation to the burial.
More than 20 hydroelectric plants designed to operate in this Amazon river could displace more than 40,000 people from riverside areas
Eight new mammal species were found in the construction of São Luiz do Tapajós dam, which may become the most controversial hydroelectric project in the history of Brazil.
Honduras just reported the murder of another environmental leader, Lesbia Urquía; while Brazil recently lost the activist Nilce de Souza Magalhães.
China Three Gorges, a state enterprise with a history of human rights violation, wants to build the dam São Luiz do Tapajós in Brazil.
In the film there are testimonies of people who suffered human rights violations, in addition to unemployment, and forced eviction without compensation of families whose areas were flooded by the dams.