The Amazon holds 80% of Brazil’s mangroves. A bridge between terrestrial and marine environments, mangrove formations guard stores of greenhouse gases, shelter unique species, and maintain human populations, but they are under threat.
Besieged by progress
A obra de um porto para transporte de grãos, combustíveis e minérios une Brasil e China a casos de violência contra populações rurais
Researchers study mercury index in fish and breast milk in Brazil
Samples were collected in the basin of the Madeira River in Rondonia State, the Tocantins river in the states of Goiás and Maranhão, and the Negro river in the Amazonas State.
Starts evacuation of lands of Awa Indians in Maranhão
Army launches operation to remove non-Indians, pursuant to a court decision. Invaders have 40 days to leave the site.
Maranhão: the attack against Gurupi Biological Reserve and land of Awa Guajá
The last biome areas in the state are under intense pressure from deforestation, land grabbing and cattle. The Maranhão Amazon may disappear.
Maranhão: Villages seek solutions to get out of poverty
Indigenous want support to produce and avoid invasions.
In Maranhão state, indigenous areas are decimated by loggers
In the rhythm of devastation, neither the indigenous escape. The state has already lost 70% of the native forest.