Inspired by Wänä’cä, a leader who is mentioned in the ancestral songs of the Huöttöja people, Hortimio Ochoa is the visible face of defense of the Cataniapo hydrographic basin in the Venezuelan state of Amazonas. It is an area subject to increasingly evident pressure associated with mining, deforestation and the incursion of illegal armed groups.
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Experts discuss how to reduce space for cattle and contain losses of forests with public policies and conditions for credit to livestock.
Forest with different types of plant recover better after being subjected to moderate heating, concludes research that expands understanding of the importance of biodiversity
Understand the context that allowed the Ibama decision to cancel the largest hydroelectric plan in Brazil
Arrival of more tourists to Manaus, in Brazil, due to the football matches of the Olympic Games, increases demand for interaction with dolphins and concerned environmental agencies
Recommendations by the Federal Public Ministry, the indigenous agency (FUNAI) and technicians of the environmental agency paralyze the construction of the hydroelectric powerplant project planned for the Tapajós river.
Constitutional Amendment Proposal suppresses the environmental licensing and will lead to an explosion of mining, hydropower and new roads in the Amazon
Study presents evidence that 30-year cycle for management of the Amazon is insufficient for forest recovery.
Follow an operation against deforestation in the municipality that occupies the 2nd place in the Mato Grosso list is be faced with smoke, degradation and little chance of finding the culprits
Agent was shot in the neck after team suffer ambush. Operation combated illegal logging in the protected area.