More than 20 hydroelectric plants designed to operate in this Amazon river could displace more than 40,000 people from riverside areas
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Eight new mammal species were found in the construction of São Luiz do Tapajós dam, which may become the most controversial hydroelectric project in the history of Brazil.
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The area that was designed to protect timber forest, was deforested to be used in the development of agricultural activities.
Study presents evidence that 30-year cycle for management of the Amazon is insufficient for forest recovery.
By 2015, deforestation was calculated at 7,930 hectares (equivalent to 10,865 football fields) in the study area. The main driver would be pasture for cattle.
Honduras just reported the murder of another environmental leader, Lesbia Urquía; while Brazil recently lost the activist Nilce de Souza Magalhães.
Maps and documents confirm that 92% of deforested land in Loreto by US company Melka were forest areas, which show illegal operations to plant cocoa.
Seventeen people arrested and three vehicles destroyed is the result of an operation that was carried out in the buffer zone of the Allpahuayo Mishana National Reserve, located in the Loreto region, Peru.