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Oriximiná: Quilombolas vs the mines 3 — David vs Goliath

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This is the third in a series of four blog-posts, written for Christian Aid and LAB by distinguished journalists João Peres and Moriti Neto 3....

Colombia: Incompliance, continued violence and crop eradication

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Main image: Community leaders, military and San Pablo municipal delegates meet. Photo: Jaskiran Kaur Chohan Just over a year ago many Colombians and observers around...

Tapajós under attack 4: Day of Terror in Tapajós river basin

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The Tapajós River Basin lies at the heart of the Amazon, and at the heart of an exploding controversy: whether to build 40+ large...

1: Altamira, vítima de Belo Monte

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  Publicado originalmente em 07 de março de 2016. Na primeira de seis postagens, Sue Branford descreve uma cidade onde as promessas de um pródigo desenvolvimento...

“We are heading for the abattoir” says Brazilian scientist Antonio Nobre

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As the UN climate talks in Lima approach, a leading Brazilian scientist, member of the IPCC, calls urgently for a massive programme of tree replanting to try to stem the catastrophic climate change that Brazil is already experiencing.

Chile: A Cartoon History

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Re-issued for the 40th anniversary of the military coup in Chile, this Introduction to Chile by Chris Welch follows the style of Mexican cartoonist Rius.

Frei Henri, champion of justice for Brazil’s rural poor

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A chapter in international solidarity with Brazil’s embattled rural poor closed on Sunday 26 November with the death of Dominican priest and lawyer, Henri...

Brazil’s environment is under stress

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With forest fires in the Amazon and a terrible dam burst in Minas Gerais, Brazil is paying the cost of its failure to regulate properly human activities

Amazon Besieged – by dams, soya, agribusiness and land-grabbing

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The Tapajós River, a major tributary of the Amazon, is renowned for its extraordinary biodiversity and the vitality of its indigenous and riverine communities....

Peru: four outstanding indigenous leaders

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Profiles of four individuals who have fought mining, logging and land-seizures to protect their communities.

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