Study shows that does not exist a space of governance involving all pan-amazons actors. Unsustainable development would mean degradation, suppression and fragmentation of the Amazon.
Geopolitical decisions are above any conservation initiative. The environment would be an underlying theme to the continent’s governments.
The growing demand for energy and the lack of planning in public policies have ignored the social and environmental impacts of the installation of dams in the Amazon.
Results of the study on the biome should serve to public policy formulation for sustainable development in the Amazon.
InfoAmazonia special map with data on the impacts of mining, oil, roads, deforestation, fire and hydropower in 9 countries in the jungle.
Dam-builders seeking to unlock the hydroelectric potential of the Amazon are putting the world’s mightiest river and rainforest at risk, suggests a new assessment that charts the rapid expansion of dams in the region.
Study presents an overview of the Amazon on 6 major threats: mining, oil, roads, deforestation, fire and hydroelectric.
New phase of development is accelerated in the region. Meeting in Belém, NGOs and companies warn about environmental impacts, but claim that governments do not listen.
Special about the impacts of mining, oil, roads, deforestation, fire and hydroelectric power plants in 9 countries of the forest.