[:pt]A degradação da floresta já representa uma pressão maior que o desmatamento em sete dos nove países da região[:es]El estudio confirmó la conocida hipótesis de que estas poblaciones son “guardianas del bosque”
Besieged by progress
A obra de um porto para transporte de grãos, combustíveis e minérios une Brasil e China a casos de violência contra populações rurais
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, […]
Indigenous communities under siege in Rondon’s land
The invasions of indigenous territories in Rondonia are not something new. But data on episodes of violence in the countryside, such as assassinations of leaders and threats to communities, reveal the resurgence of this fight.
Madeira River dams may spell doom for Amazon’s marathon catfish: Studies
[:pt]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
Bolivian Indigenous Documentary: The guardians of the forest
Documentary shows the cultural heritage of the indigenous people Tsimane` Mosetén, who ancestrally protected forests of Madidi National Park and Pilon Lajas Biosphere Reserve.
How an indigenous protesting for access to health care was arrested in Brazil?
For public defender who follows the case of indigenous, prison made last week is full of irregularities.[:]
Matt Hansen: know the geographer that monitors global deforestation
The Global Forest Change project, developed by Matthew Hansen of the University of Maryland, monitors forests using algorithms to distinguish changes in forest cover using satellite images.
With increase of drought, fires advance in Brazil
The number of fires, as always, rises this season. InfoAmazonia shows a map with the last count made by VIIRS satellite sensor, which has higher resolution and revealed more than 6,000 hotspots on 26 July.[:]
Our impact in the Amazon is even greater than imagined
Efforts to conserve tropical species will not succeed if we do not take into consideration the control of the most common disorders caused by man: logging, forest fires, among others. By Thiago Medaglia, Photo by Flavio Forner