This article was edited by LAB. The authors’ original text (in Portuguese) can be found here. The authors argue that the acceleration of Amazonian deforestation and environmental degradation —powered by successive blows from Bolsonaro’s government to neuter environmental protection policies — in a region where public healthcare is at best precarious, has amplified the lethality of diseases, especially Covid-19. Removing protection...
This article was first published by Mongabay on 27 May. You can read the original here.In April an official from IBAMA, Brazil’s environmental agency was violently assaulted by loggers and needed hospital treatment in Pará state. The incident was caught on video.The IBAMA operation was targeting illegal deforestation carried out by land grabbers, wishing to convert large areas of...
Analysis of increasing threats to isolated tribes in the Vale do Javari and the weakening of the Funai infrastructure designed to protect them

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Part of the Sebastião Salgado na Amazônia series. Discusses the weakening of Funai - with contributions from former Funai president Sydney Possuelo and former Funai coordinator in Tabatinga Bruno Pereira
Part of the Sebastião Salgado na Amazônia series. Describes the multiple threats to the Marubos and the weakening of the infrastructure designed to protect them

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