Mined Amazon: Brazilian agency is allowing extractive activities within protected areas

InfoAmazonia data analysis reveals that the Amazon has 441 mining process records within national reserves.

(Español) Un documental sobre el colombiano que cuida el “museo de plantas” más grande de Latinoamérica

Medio Ambiente 18 Jun 2019 – 7:30 PM María Mónica Monsalve – @mariamonic91 El Espectador habló con Julio Betancur, curador del Herbario Nacional Colombiano y protagonista del documental “Homo botanicus”. El largometraje será estrenado el miércoles 19 de junio a las 8:00pm en la Cinemateca Distrital. A la izquierda está Cristian Castro, biólogo monitor, y […]

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

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