Satellite images confirm that mining is causing deforestation along river Santiago, entering the forests of the region.
Operation Tufão: Almost 800 turtles saved in the Brazilian Amazon
Animals were rescued from smugglers during operation by the military police and ICMBio. It is the largest seizure of turtles made by the Amazon State.
Researchers study mercury index in fish and breast milk in Brazil
Samples were collected in the basin of the Madeira River in Rondonia State, the Tocantins river in the states of Goiás and Maranhão, and the Negro river in the Amazonas State.
Brazil creates 2.6 million hectares of protected areas in the Amazon
Were created three areas of Sustainable Use and two of Integral Protection. Thus, the government of Dilma Rousseff reaches 3.4 million hectares in protected areas.
Discover the last family of the Juma indigenous that returned to their homeland
The ethnic group that once had 15,000 members is today reduced to Aruká and her three daughters: the last family
Hot and humid climate of the Amazon favors Zika virus, says researcher
Scientist says that to fight diseases transmitted by the mosquito Aedes aegypti, the best way is prevention. “The only tool we have is still fighting the vector.”
PetroPeru Oil Spill: Confession and damage control
After allegations about Petroperu workers who paid minors to collect oil spilled in their communities, in Amazonas, at least one has been identified.
Demonstration in front of Petroperu office against oil spills
In Peru, the Interethnic Association for the Development of Peruvian Forest demonstrated in front of Petroperu, in Lima, to protest against a recent oil spill in an Amazonian district.
Deforestation alerts in Brazil decreased 82% in January, says Imazon
In the month, they detected 52 square kilometers of deforestation in the Amazon. The state of Amazonas was the winner tearing down the jungle.
Behind the fire there is deforestation, with 88% more in Amazonas state, Brazil
According to Imazon, 582 square kilometers of trees were felled in a year. Pollution of the smoke endangered the health of the population, but the Amazonas state government has invested in agribusiness with the Safra Plan.