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Indians, Satellites, Helicopters, Machine Guns: All Is Fair in the War to Defend the Amazon

When George Porto joined Brazil’s environment agency 13 years ago, the country didn’t have ...

Brazil Scraps a Dam in the Amazon. There Are Dozens of Others in the Works Though

After the environmental permitting for the São Luiz do Tapajós, Pará, hydropower dam project ...

Bahia Port in Brazil Gets Green Light Despite Greens’ Opposition

The government has authorized the beginning of the construction of Porto Sul, in the ...

Brazilian Senate Starts Enquiry on Foreign Ownership of Amazon

The Brazilian Agriculture and Agrarian Reform Senate Commission seems more dedicated than ever to ...

Brazil Cracks Down on Amazon Deforestation with US$ 276 Million Fine

Brazil has taken a pro-active approach against the Amazon deforestation and has started punishing ...

Brazilian Amazon Loggers Let Greenpeace Activists Go After 2-Day Siege

Eight Greenpeace activists who were prevented from leaving an Amazon town after having been ...

Brazilian Indians Take Over Indian Agency Office in Protest

A group of 23 Apolima-Arara from the Arara do Amônia indigenous land, located in ...

Greenpeace's sign is trashed in the Amazon

Fine and Arrest: Small Victories for Greenpeace and Brazil’s Ecology

A land-grabber who has destroyed untold swaths of forest in the Amazon and a ...

Brazil’s Deforestation Drops, But It Is Still Impressive

Deforestation in the state of Amazonas, Brazil, between the months of June and October ...

90% of Amazon Timber Is Illegal and Brazil Buys Most of It

Ninety percent of all the timber currently produced in the Amazon is of illegal ...