Deforestation University of Maryland

Stories on “Deforestation University of Maryland“

  • 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.

  • The sons of Madre de Dios

    11/08/2010 clip O Eco

    Prospecting activities in the Peruvian Amazon began more than 50 years ago and now gain momentum with the asphalting of the southern Interoceanic highway. Click to see image gallery

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    10/31/2010 clip InfoAmazonia

    [english text]     A map that tweet alerts of illegal mining in Amazon forest Foto de abertura: Detalhe do mapa Author: Hyury Potter The Brazilian Amazon lost about 410,000 km² of native forest between 2000 and 2017¹ – an area almost the size of California State. Illegal mining is one of the main factors […]

  • 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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