Since 2010, there have been 2,900 cases of illegal mining, logging and deforestation, however only 300 were judged.
A Pública and Diario de Pará bring the stories of ten women whose lives are threatened by fighting for their rights and for the preservation of the forest.
Mining, bodies, burnt bones. Illegal extraction of gold may be behind one of the bloodiest massacres of indigenous recently.
Research monitors impact of the bill that seeks to criminalize the practice of some tribes to abandon children deemed unsuitable to belong to the community.
Companies not only exported 25 tons of gold to Switzerland, also financed illegal mining clans are being prosecuted for money laundering.
Inhabitants of Praialta-Piranheira agro-extractive village in Nova Ipixuna, Pará, found in the Saturday morning farmer’s corpse Eremilton Pereira dos Santos.
Both were members of the National Council of Extractive Populations, NGO founded by Chico Mendes. Depoimento de Zé Cláudio no TEDxAmazônia