In the Brazilian state of Para, the struggle of descendants of slaves for possession of land conflicts with mining company interests and environmental agency posture that could be better.
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An investigation on how large enterprises are changing the face of the Amazon region and the lives of its inhabitants. The news team of the Public Agency (Agência Pública) for Investigative Journalism went to three regions of the Amazon to understand the new wave of developmentalism. Between the months of July and October 2012, they traveled the mining pole in Maraba (PA), the Tapajós River Basin, and Porto Velho and the dams of the Madeira river.
Designed to be an effective environmental regulation instrument, the Rural Environmental Registry in Brazil is used by squatters and gangs who profit from illegal logging,
In the following video, we have the contemporary history of Brazilian indigenous issues.
Cross-checking shows relationship between fraud and failures in the performance of Brazilian Institute of Colonization and Agrarian Reform (INCRA) and the intensification of social conflicts and deforestation in the Amazon.
In the rivers Teles Pires and Juruena, indigenous tribes Apiaká, Kayabi, Munduruku and Rikbaktsa join forces to defend their rights against the construction of the complex of hydroelectric plants.
The advancement of individuals on public land in the Amazon threatens the territories of traditional communities for over a century, under the complicit eyes of the Brazilian State
The Brazilian environmental licensing agency, IBAMA, asks the reformulation of the impact study in more than 180 points that need to be deepened.
On the eve of losing their land to another strategic hydroelectric dam for the federal government, the Tapajós River communities, one of the best preserved of Brasil, are preparing to defend what is yours.
Land demarcation of Sawré Muybu is seen as a hindrance by the government, which plans to build seven power plants in the Tapajós River basin.