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The power of the first generation without hope

by Eliane Brum In May, I gave a talk at Harvard University on the Amazon and creating futures...

Brazil guts environmental agencies, clears way for unchecked deforestation

The Bolsonaro administration has launched policies that undermine IBAMA, Brazil’s environmental agency, and ICMBio (The Chico Mendes Institute) which protects the nation’s...

Brazil’s Sateré-Mawé move to reclaim ancestral lands

The Andirá-Marau Indigenous Reserve in Brazil’s Amazonas state — in a remote part of the Amazon basin — covers 7,885...

Brazil: another dam collapse imminent

Situated only 60km from Brumadinho, where a massive tailings dam collapse killed 270 workers and local residents on 25 January 2019,...

Former ministers blast Bolsonaro’s environmental assaults

A new manifesto by eight of Brazil’s past environment ministers has accused the rightist Bolsonaro administration of “a series of...

Colombia’s struggle for sustainable development

The relationship between the natural environment and the armed conflict in Colombia is deeply interwoven and complex, and the issue of...

Metamorphosis in Colombia: Guerrillas In Search Of Peace

Click an image in the slider, above, to view full-size. In 2016 one...

Stinging ants: Amazon indigenous group girds itself to hold ancestral lands

The ancestral home of the Sateré-Mawé indigenous group is the Andirá-Marau Indigenous Reserve, an officially demarcated, heavily forested region covering...

Brazil’s indigenous lands: Bolsonaro draws the battle lines

Parintins, site of Brazil’s big annual indigenous festival, is typical of towns in the Brazilian Amazon. The Sateré, and other...

A Savage Marx

Jean Tible argues that a living Marxism must be open to contamination in order to break the spell of bewitched capitalism....

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