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The environmental license for the Grainway project could come soon. Image courtesy of the Brazilian National Land Transportation Agency (ANTT).

Amazon Indians Living 10,000 Years in Area Want a Say in New Grainway Train Project

A controversial freight railway line that would cut through Indigenous lands in the Brazilian ...

A municipal health worker and an environmental military police officer carry the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine to an Indigenous hut in Manaus, Brazil. - REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Pastors in Brazil Telling Amazon Indians Covid Vaccine Will Turn Them into Alligators

Medical teams working to immunize Brazil’s remote indigenous villages against the coronavirus have encountered ...

Guaraná fruit. From gene sequencing to chocolate, Brazil's Amazon looks for a new development model

Brazil’s Amazon Needs New Development Model With Less Cattle and Soy and More Use of Biodiversity

President Jair Bolsonaro’s push to develop the Amazon through expanded mining and farming has ...

Indigenous Leader Sonia Guajajara of the Guajajara tribe. Reuters

Anti-vaxxers Kill Brazil Indian Leader After She Gets Covid Vaccine. It Was Fake News

Hours after Sonia Guajajara became one of Brazil’s first indigenous women to get a ...

Drawings of the Yanomami spirit beings known as xapiri were projected onto Brazil's Congress buildings, in a historic first. © Adriano Machado/ISA

Brazil Congress Gets Petition with 400 Thousand Signatures Against Yanomami Genocide

A 439,000 signature petition calling on the Brazilian government to prevent the genocide of ...

Forest Guardian Paulo Guajajara watches a loggers shack burn - Thomson Reuters Foundation/Max Baring

One Year After Guardian of the Forest’s Murder Nothing Has Changed in the Brazilian Amazon

Illegal loggers are operating unchecked in Brazil’s Amazon as coronavirus rages despite government vows ...

Commodities on the move on the completed southern section of the BR-163 Highway - Roosevelt Pinheiro / Agência Brasil

For the Military, the Brazilian Indian Is a Savage and an Obstacle to Progress

The media portrayal of Brazil’s annual fire season — which in 2020 is trending ...

Raoni, a 90-year-old chief of the Kayapo people known for traveling the world to raise awareness of threats to the Amazon, also slashed Bolsonaro's words

Legendary Amazon Chief Raoni Calls Brazil President a Liar for Blaming Indians for Wildfires

Brazil’s Chief Raoni Metuktire, one of the most iconic defenders of the Amazon, condemned ...