Thursday, August 18, 2022

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Terra do Meio 3: O rio Iriri – conservação e seus...

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Na terceira de seis postagens, uma discussão sobre os problemas dos colonos (barragens, legislação ambiental, grileiros) e uma visita a uma fazenda “fantasma”. Tradução: Maria...

Terra do Meio 2: Famílias sob risco de expulsão na Estação...

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Na segunda de seis postagens, Sue Branford fala de uma área onde a criação de uma unidade de conservação ambiental coloca comunidades tradicionais sob...

Brazil: Amazon’s Indians and rainforest under attack

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Main image: Gamela indigenous people talk to police after the brutal attack by farmers in Maranhão state, Brazil. Photo: Ana Mendes/Indigenous Missionary Congress (CIMI) SÃO...

Tapajos under attack 14: Amazon’s fate hangs on outcome of war...

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The battle for the Amazon is being fought over two opposing viewpoints: the first, mostly held by indigenous and traditional people and their...

Tapajos under attack 12: Indigenous groups, the Amazon’s best land stewards,...

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According to 2014 data for Legal Amazonia, 59 percent of that year’s illegal deforestation occurred on privately held lands, 27 percent in conservation...

Tapajos under attack 11: Amazon land speculators poised to gain control...

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In the Brazilian Amazon, the paving of highways makes adjacent forests far more attractive to land thieves, resulting in major deforestation. The Sustainable BR-163...

Tapajos under attack 10: All crime and no punishment — Amazon...

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Land grabbing and illegal ranching (even on public lands) has long been, and still is, big business in the Brazilian Amazon. Last year...

Tapajos under attack 9: Amazon Soy Moratorium: defeating deforestation or greenwash...

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In the early 2000s, public outrage over Amazon clear cutting for soy production caused transnational grain companies including Cargill, Bunge and Brazil’s Amaggi,...

Tapajos under attack 8: The rush to turn the Amazon into...

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The development over the last 40 years of Mato Grosso state in Brazil’s interior as an industrial agribusiness powerhouse has, from the beginning,...

Tapajos under attack 7: Soy invasion poses imminent threat to Amazon

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The meteoric rise in soy production in the state of Mato Grosso is eating up rainforest and savanna at a staggering rate, with...

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