Tag: Amazon

Roads, Railways, Waterways, Dams: an Elaborate Plan to Kill the Amazon

The Amazon’s rivers once were sufficient for commerce, now international commodities traders want to ...

A Race to Preserve Brazil’s Newly-Discovered Amazon Reef

The first pictures of a huge coral reef system discovered in the Amazon last ...

35,000 Troops Guard Brazil’s Frontiers. Most Are in the Amazon

Drug seizures are not infrequent in Brazil’s Amazon region. In early January alone, the ...

Uakari Lodge in the Amazon - JP Borges Pedro

A Floating Lodge in the Amazon Preserves Nature While Providing for the Locals

The Mamirauá Sustainable Development Reserve is approximately 600 km off of the Amazonas state ...

Fires are destroying pre-Amazon forest and threatening to wipe out uncontacted Indians © INPE

Uncontacted Indians Lives Threatened by Amazon Fires in Brazil

Forest fires are raging in an indigenous territory on the edge of the Brazilian ...

Indians fishing in the Amazon

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 ...