President Morales, in a meeting with journalists in his day, insisted that route through the reserve and undermine the legitimacy of the indigenous march.
Study suggests that a large number of dams planned to be installed in the tributaries of the Amazon River can have a large ecological impact throughout the region.
Margi Moss presents us with some images taken during a 3-day journey from Humaitá to Manaus, along the BR-319. Click to see image gallery
Compensation for damage caused to the Ecuadorian Amazon is almost 20 billion dollars, but the fight may not be over.
Hydroelectric megaprojects threaten to destroy or alter large areas of the country.
Judges disagree with the Public Civil Action and vote in favor of building the hydroelectric dam on the Xingu River. Legal battles line the history of this plant. Click to see the infographic
Bolivian police have broken up a long-distance march by indigenous protesters who oppose plans to build a road through a rainforest reserve.
Vale purchases an area that allegedly lies within a conservation unit to build its port. The Public Prosecutor’s Office investigates.
The Brazilian government is the main financer of the road that will cut through a national park and an Indian reserve in Bolivia. The construction work has already been granted a license over the opinion of indigenous peoples. Pressures caused the resignation of the Vice-Minister of the Environment.
Indigenous people and populations that live off extractivism denounce the impacts caused by paving the roads between the south of Amazonas and Acre. The construction work is ridden with environmental and fiscal irregularities.