Social Progress Index in the Amazon

Stories on “Social Progress Index in the Amazon“

  • The platform that was needed

    12/02/2010 clip O Eco

    Social organizations, companies and the media get together to develop the “Amazon 2030” project, which will monitor social and environmental indicators in the Colombian Amazon.

  • A senseless project

    11/23/2010 clip O Eco

    Without any energy deficiency problems, Peru begins construction of Inambari, yet another Pharaonic dam in the Amazon. The Brazilian consortium in charge includes Petrobras.

  • If you don’t like it here, move on

    11/18/2010 clip O Eco

    The Brazilian government is the main financer of the road that will cut through a national park and an Indian reserve in Bolivia. The construction work has already been granted a license over the opinion of indigenous peoples. Pressures caused the resignation of the Vice-Minister of the Environment.

  • Biodiversity: it’s still not enough

    11/17/2010 clip O Eco

    A report from the WWF shows that 1,200 new species were found in the Amazon Rainforest in 10 years. Researchers believe that, with more investments, those numbers could be higher.

  • New asphalt tears into the forest

    10/26/2010 clip O Eco

    Indigenous people and populations that live off extractivism denounce the impacts caused by paving the roads between the south of Amazonas and Acre. The construction work is ridden with environmental and fiscal irregularities.


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