Despite efforts to address illegal gold mining, the high price of gold is fueling more and more illegal miners to enter the vast forest in French Guiana.
To prevent mining in Apaporis Yaigojé Natural Park located between the departments of Amazonas and Vaupés, asked the Attorney General’s Office to the Colombian Institute of Geology and Mining.
The presence of large mining companies in Colombia interested in extracting all the gold they can, is unleashing a chain of reactions by the impacts of large-scale mining.
Social program to bring energy to isolated communities is used to provide light to the brother of the governor of Mato Grosso, which has an illegal farm inside a park in the Amazon.
The indigenous Awa-Guajá can disappear due to the advance of logging and exploitation of its territory.
In order cope with pressures non-governmental organization has been heading sustainable actions in the region for the past 15 years. ||
The role of Brazil’s public bank in Amazonian countries has been highly detrimental to local populations and the environment, contrary to what the institution publicizes.
Peru launches a convocation for the building of a highway between Pucapallpa and Cruzeiro do Sul, Brazil’s most isolated city, placing under risk populations and ecosystems in the heart of the Amazon Rainforest.
The photography of this essay was mostly taken at the Yasuní National Park,