Investigation reveals widespread violence against environmental leaders in Latin America

Defending the jungles, mountains, forests and rivers of Latin America has never been this dangerous. Six of the ten most hostile countries for leaders and communities defending the environment and their ancestral lands are located in Latin America, according to UN Special Rapporteur Michel Forst’s 2016 report to United Nations. This is why 30 journalists, […]

Madeira River dams may spell doom for Amazon’s marathon catfish: Studies

(Português) O monitoramento independente de uma população de grandes bagres no rio Madeira, importante afluente do Amazonas, confirma que duas usinas hidrelétricas praticamente impediram a migração da espécie que faz a mais longa migração de água doce conhecida no mundo

Photojournalist at Correo del Caroní has been missing for more than six months

The family chose not to report so far for fear of retaliation or that the investigations would be halted

(Español) El arte rupestre que conecta el Orinoco con la Amazonía

  Arqueólogos retrataron las pinturas rupestres del medio río Orinoco con un detalle nunca antes logrado para contestar una vieja: ¿cómo se relacionaron las culturas amazónicas, con las de los Llanos, las guyanesas y las de la Orinoquía antes de la llegada de los españoles? ¿Será el arte rupestre de ese lugar suficiente para responderla? […]

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