Decision determines that Funai must finalize all demarcation process within two years. The process has dragged on since 2007.
The world’s third largest hydroelectric dam is currently being built in the Amazon of Brazil. For the government, Belo Monte is a necessity. For roughly 20,000 people living in the Altamira region of Para State, it is the end of life as they knew it.
Environment Minister in Peru requested the judiciary to take action against Adolfo Cayra for dismissing the judge responsible for overturning rulings that were favorable for illegal mining.
The Superior Court of Madre de Dios dismissed the judge of Huepetuhe, who annuled a series of resolutions that his predecessor had rules in favor of people connected to illegal mining activites.
Energy and Mines Commission states that initiative aims to correct errors which delayed the process in some sectors, hurting people who work in small-scale mining and to State.
Plenary agreed to a proposal that will combat the illegal mining in a range of 150 km between the border of Brazil and French Guiana.
In the 19 months since the president of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff took office, have been reversed norms that reduce deforestation and protect watersheds.