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Waiãpi indigenous children in Amapá state, Brazil. Image by Sam Cowie/Mongabay.

Amazon Indians Fear Coronavirus Amid a Campaign to Convert Them to Christianity

Indigenous leaders in Brazil are acting to avert the devastating impact coronavirus could have ...

Ibama official looking at tree felled illegally. Photo: Ibama

Brazil Does a U-turn on Environmental Policy and Sides with Big Farmers

Environmental issues have figured prominently in Brazil as of late, and the Brazilian Forest ...

Protesters in the streets against Bolsonaro. "Not him,"says the sign

The Far Right Won in Brazil. Now Comes the Resistance.

In his acceptance speech, Brazil’s president-elect Jair Bolsonaro said he will “change the destiny ...

Brazilian Indians protest the way they are treated - Marcelo Camargo/ABr

Brazil’s Unholy Alliance with the President to Privatize the Amazon

Brazilian de facto President Michel Temer’s decree 9142 abolishing the Amazon National Reserve of ...

Loggers cutting Amazon's giant trees

The Revocation of Brazil’s Pro-Deforestation Decree Has No Teeth

On August 23, 2017, Brazil’s president Michel Temer issued a decree revoking the RENCA ...

King Harald V of Norway with an indigenous group in Brazil. Photo courtesy of Rainforest Foundation Norway

World’s Religious Leaders Get Together in Norway to Rescue the Rainforest

Religious leaders from around the world are meeting for the first time with conservationists ...

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