Tag: 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 ...

    Students in the Jungle Operations Course train in an area inside the Amazon jungle for 10 weeks - Photo: COMSOC CIGS Team

    Meet Brazil’s Jungle Warriors, Ready to Survive and Fight Under the Amazon Trees

    On September 20th, 86 students in the Jungle Operations Course (COS, per its Portuguese ...

    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 ...

    A Brazilian Indian demonstrates in Brasília - Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

    Brazilian Indians Losing the Few Rights They Conquered in the Last Few Years

    A ten-year anniversary of the United Nation’s landmark recognition of indigenous rights finds slow ...

    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 ...