A Decree establishes a part of the Madidi National Park as an Oil Zone. In total, 1,5 million protected hectares were offered to prospection.
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,
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.
O Eco Amazonia spoke to specialists about the main challenges Brazil’s elected president, Dilma Rousseff, will have to deal with for the Amazon Rainforest.