A Kayapo boy with traditional body paint and piercing is seen at his home in Kikretum

    Global Forest Watch Detecting Record Forest Loss in the Amazon

    Brazil topped the list of the world’s most important Places to Watch for deforestation, ...

    Marina Silva 2 - Wikimedia Commons

    Marina Silva Announces She’s Running for the Fourth Time for President of Brazil

    Marina Silva, Brazil’s third most popular candidate in the past three presidential elections, has ...

    An industrial mining operation in Brazil - Photo: Norsk Hydro ASA

    Mining Is Responsible for 10 Percent of Deforestation in the Amazon

    Nearly ten percent of all the deforestation occurring in the Brazilian Amazon between 2005 ...

    Armed men set fire to environmental agency buildings in Brazil's Amazon region

    In an Act of Revenge, Brazilian Gold Miners Set Government Buildings Ablaze

    Hundreds of armed men have set fire to environmental agency buildings in Brazil’s Amazon ...

    The orange-winged parrot (Amazona amazonica) and the blue and yellow macaw (Ara ararauna) pictured, were the most traded parrot species - Photo by Luc Viatour

    Benefits and Risks of Legal Wildlife Trade in the Amazon

    The multimillion-dollar legal wildlife trade in species originating from Amazonian countries has been analyzed ...