Landsat system images, from NASA, let you see how the skyline of Manaus went gray in the last days of the month, at the peak of the hottest season in the northern region of Brazil.
After the high pollution index registered in the city, Amazonas State Government creates hastily a center to combat the fires.
In 21 of the 62 municipalities of Amazonas State, the fire situation is critical, including registration of endangered animals dead. Manaus dawns with strong smoke haze.
The leader of Portelinha community, Maria das Dores Salvador Priante, was kidnapped, tortured and murdered 20 days ago in Iranduba, as a result of agrarian conflict with the accused of ordering the crime.
The experts, all renowned specialists, should analyze and collect data from the restudy of the environmental impact of dams in the region
Approved law in the Legislative Assembly that allows state agency to license works without waiting manifestation of federal environmental institutions.
Infrastructure works, civil construction, mining, roads, port terminals, and others, may receive environmental license without manifestation of federal agencies such as Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources and National Indigenous Foundation.
And this is not good news because it means that the animal removed from the free-living has little chance of returning to live in nature.
Just entered into force a ban on fishing and marketing of piracatinga ( Calophysus macropterus </ em>) to contain the indiscriminate killing of dolphins and caimans, and fishermen in the state of Amazonas began to articulate to reduce the moratorium
The problem of the “Cruce Chucmar-La Unión-Berlín” is that it has no approved environmental management tool and has not been based on previous communication with the owners of the properties that would be affected.