Exclusive survey reveals 145 requests filed with the National Mining Agency as of November 3, the highest number in 24 years. A bill presented by President Bolsonaro would legalize activities currently prohibited by the Constitution. Image: operation against illegal mining in TI Kayapó, in 2017. Photo: Felipe Werneck/InfoAmazonia.
The event was a mobilization held by social movements of organizations of Pará municipalities of Santarém, Itaituba, Jacareacanga and Aveiro. These organizations are unified in the Tapajós Vivo movement, based in Santarém.
Contamination of people and environments by mercury increases in the Amazon, while agreements and government actions to reduce the problem are still on paper.
Discover the implications of the Santo Antonio dam in Rondonia, Brasil, in the case of carbon projects, according to Philip Fearnside.
The festival takes place every year in December, when parents, teachers and relatives from different villages celebrated for three days with games and activities of indigenous culture.
The larger work in building of Brazil, the Belo Monte dam, received a billion dollars of financing from BNDES for the purchase of machinery and equipment. Of this total, 43.2% will be paid by taxpayers.
The Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) granted on Tuesday (24) the environmental license for the Belo Monte dam to begin operation in Para State.
Documentary follows the deforestation made by Belo Monte to clean the area to be flooded. Trees are burnt irregularly and plant wastes hundreds of logs.
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.
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.