An isolated indigenous tribe in the Amazon Rainforest has made its first contact with mainstream society, according to the Brazilian government’s Indian affairs department, FUNAI.
Andina: Government of Madre de Dios supports fight against illegal mining
The Regional Government of Madre de Dios expressed unconditional support for measures being taken by the central government to eradicate illegal mining in the region.
Logging and fires take a hidden toll on the Brazilian Amazon rainforest
Selective logging and small sub-canopy fires are degrading vast areas of rainforest across the Brazilian Amazon, contributing to largely hidden carbon emissions, argues a study published today in Global Change Biology.
Inside Climate News: Will the new Amazon Forest Law Stick?
Attempting to better understand Brazil’s controversial new forest code and its future results in wildly different interpretations.