In the municipality of Altamira, Pará, almost 6,500 hectares of public forests were cut down in 2020. One of the people responsible deforested 60% of this area and did not stop even after being fined by Ibama.
Tag: terras indigenas
Ending the “Time Limit” Thesis Will Protect the Climate
Lawyer Luiz Eloy Terena, a Representative of the Coalition of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (Apib) at the Brazilian Supreme Court hearing in question, comments on the importance of demarcating indigenous lands for the protection of the country’s natural resources. MapBiomas data shows that only 1.6% of Brazil’s deforestation occurred in Indigenous Lands over 36 years.
Amazônia.org: In Pará, indigenous people apprehend machines and expel miners
After receiving death threats, munduruku expell miners from indigenous lands in the far west of Pará, Brazil.