“Unpunished Excesses” is an investigative series developed by Convoca from the construction and analysis of the first database on the environmental obligations of the large mining and oil industry.
The difficult situation of environmental and social activists in Latin America and Colombia
Ranking held in 35 countries accounted for 908 murders between 2002 and 2013. In Brazil, 448 people were killed for defending the environment.
The Ministry of Environment has determined that, between May and December 2014, environmental emergency will be declared in central and southwestern of Amazonas State.
President today signed law that honors rubber tapper leader, assassinated 25 years ago in retaliation for his work on behalf of the forest.
In communities that will be affected by the dams in the Tapajós River, between anxiety and craving, misinformation prevails, while advancing the work plans.
Waves swallow homes, fishes appear dead, while fishermen suffer from hunger. The Santo Antonio hydroelectric changed the river and life in Rondonia.
In the same year that celebrated its 70th anniversary, the mining company also received an unwanted prize, proposed by social movements of the Amazon.
In Açailândia, state of Maranhão, Pública follows the rescue of young people explored in coal plants. “They see this as slave labor, we did not even know.”
Learn more about the industries that would bring development to the Amazon, but eventually associated with illegal deforestation and slave labor generation.