Dani Silva, center, alongside Francineide Ferreira dos Santos and Raimunda Gomes da Silva. All three were expelled from their land. | Pablo Albarenga

For Dani, Defending the Amazon Is Defending the Planet’s Life

Some 40 kilometers from the Brazilian city of Altamira, ‘Photograph Belo Monte’ is written ...

People skilled with weapons, sometimes linked to the state, use violence to ensure illicit activities. Giuseppe Flandoli/Shutterstock

The Future of the Amazon and the World Climate Is in the Hands of the Brazilian Militias

The future of the environmental agenda is on a collision course with Brazil’s violent ...

People hold signs during a vigil following the disappearance of British journalist Dom Phillips and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

Fired from His Work with Indians, Vanished Amazon Expert Bruno Pereira Had Gone Back to the Field

Sent to a desk job after President Jair Bolsonaro’s election, indigenous protector Bruno Pereira ...

Dry ground of the Jaguari dam, during a drought in Joanópolis, near São Paulo, Brazil. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

Brazil Loses 16% of Its Water. Blame it on the Amazon Deforestation

Recurring drought, regular power outages and a devastated farming industry – these are the ...

Pedro Mura, from the Mura tribe, reacts in front of a deforested area inside the Amazon rainforest - REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Through Green Land Grabbing, Farmers in the Amazon Steal from Indians and Trick the Law

As global demand for food commodities has swelled, so has the practice of “land ...

Mata Atlântica Forest - Wikimedia Commons

Brazil’s Atlantic Forest Will See More Changes in Five Decades than in the Last 21,000 Years

Brazil’s Atlantic Forest is one of the most biologically diverse places on Earth. Roughly ...

The Southern Atlantic right whale is back in the Brazilian coast.

Hunted for Centuries and Almost Extinct the Right Whale Is Making a Comeback in Brazil

Whale season started this month on the Brazilian coast and is expected to last ...