New data indicate a big surge in gold mining in and near Tambopata National Reserve over the past few months.
Social Progress Index in the Amazon
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.”
According to Funai, a group of Matís indigenous threatened employees and assaulted a doctor of the Special Indigenous Secretariat for Health in the Brazilian Ministry of Health.
For 11 days, people from Ucayali protested against the rise of electronic fees and the prices of drinking water, gas and telephone.
Forest people participate in a unique project that seeks to value their products and cultures, and especially a way of life that preserves the Amazon.
After 48 hours of agony, 4 and 5-year-old Kichwa indigenous children die due to a rare disease characterized by fever, black vomiting and dehydration.
The event in Lima, Peru, highlighted pressing issues such as the recovery of indigenous forest surveillance and hydrocarbons.