Brazil: deforestation grows again in May. High in the year is 34%

Contrary to what the vice president said, devastation grew 12% in the month, 34% in the year and in 2019-2020 will probably be one of the highest ever recorded since the start of the count of Inpe

Far from ICUs and ventilators, indigenous people from the Amazon try to shield themselves from the virus

Analysis shows that the distance between villages inland in the Amazon and the nearest ICU bed can exceed 1000 km. There are no pulmonary ventilators in most Amazonian municipalities.

Sebastião Salgado calls for protection of indigenous people during the pandemic

One of the greatest photographers of today sends a letter to Bolsonaro stating that the Covid-19 epidemic may represent the genocide of several ethnic groups.

New study: Amazon authorities can’t get a grip on mercury trade

A new report dives into the underworld of the mercury trade, as experienced across the Amazon region; in Bolivia, Guyana and Suriname.

Marked to Die

A special series with ten women profiles who are threatened with death for their struggle for land and forest in the Brazilian state of Pará, in conjunction with the newspaper Diário de Pará. According to the Pastoral Land Commission (CPT), South and Southeast of Pará concentrate most of the conflicts in the field. CPT reported earlier in the year a list with the names of 38 people at risk of death in South and Southeast of the Brazilian state, because of their struggle for land rights. Ten are women.

Visit http://www.apublica.org/2013/07/marcadas-para-morrer/

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