Bolsonaro — the new Jim Jones

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President Bolsonaro is the new 'Jim Jones', says Jan Rocha, comparing the Brazilian president to the cult leader who led his followers in a mass suicide in Guayana in 1978.
Frontiers of Development in the Amazon: Riches, Risks, and Resistances contributes to ongoing debates on the processes of change in the Amazon, a region inherently tied to the expansion of internal and external socio-economic and environmental frontiers. This book offers interdisciplinary analyses from a range of scholars in Europe, Latin America, and the United States that question...
Coverage of a dispute over water access between the indigenous and farmers in Amazonas - in particular between the Mura people and buffalo farmers who let their herds pollute the waterways
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro aroused global indignation in November when he affirmed: ‘Look, you’re not going to do away with deforestation, or the burning – its cultural’. But if he had said: ‘Look, you’re not going to do away with deforestation or the burning, because they are supported by federal laws passed before I became president’, he would have been closer to...

Viver e morrer na floresta

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An overview of the increasing violence in the Amazon against activists and environmental defenders - including against indigenous people
Part of the Sebastião Salgado na Amazônia series - Covers the history of the Yanomamis, the renewed threat they face from garimpeiros in their territory - and their funeral rites
Part of the Sebastião Salgado na Amazônia series. Describes the community’s reaction to the murder of a Yanomami by Venezuelan garimpeiros and Yanomami funeral rites

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