Peru will have a new president and, until now, the environment has not been one of the fundamental topics of the public debate.
New hydrocarbon sites will all be offshore, but campaigners fear contentious oil and gas development in Amazon will still go ahead
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
Brazil maintains funding for major infrastructure works even though the social and environmental impacts to the Bolivian Amazon.
Ecuador has plans to build eight hydroelectric. Works can affect traditional communities, which oppose the projects.
Due to the Tapajós Hydroelectric Complex, five units will have their areas reduced. Protected areas in the Amazon are being threatened.
Researchers claim that approval of the changes proposed for Brazil’s Forest Code can result in unlimited occupations in the forest.
Ministry of Environment and Panthera Foundation sign a 4 year agreement to help consolidate the corridor from Mexico to Argentina.
Alan García reaches the end of his mandate with poor results with regard to the Amazon Rainforest. He had serious conflicts with indigenous people and emphasized predatory projects during his term.
A Decree establishes a part of the Madidi National Park as an Oil Zone. In total, 1,5 million protected hectares were offered to prospection.