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 ...

    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 ...

    Tree trunks loaded on a truck in the Brazilian Amazon

    Zero Deforestation Is the Only Answer in this Side of the Amazon

    Perched at the easternmost edge of the Amazon rainforest is Maranhão, one of Brazil’s ...

    Brazilian Indians from the Xingu Park, in the Amazon, celebrating the Kuarup festival

    Want Sustainable Development for the Amazon? Let the Indians Take Care of It

    The Brazilian government has earmarked a vast tract of Amazonian land for mining. The ...

    Candiota coal power plant in Santa Catarina - CGTEE Archive

    China Cleans Air at Home While Exporting Pollution to Brazil and Elsewhere

    While China moves forward with its national policy to reduce coal consumption and increase ...