Le projet TerrAmaz va permettre d’accompagner les territoires amazoniens, sur cinq territoires pilotes répartis au Brésil, en Colombie, en Equateur et au Pérou, dans leur lutte contre la déforestation et leur transition vers des modes durables de développement.
L'Organisation panaméricaine de la santé et le coordinateur des organisations indigènes du bassin de l'Amazone conviennent d'intensifier la lutte contre la pandémie dans cette région
Top international soy traders and their practices play a major role in expanding deforestation for agribusinesses in Brazil’s Cerrado, a vast savannah region in the center of the country, according to Greenpeace’s “Under Fire” report.
Greater international support for indigenous land rights and livelihoods is a cost-effective way to limit climate change, PNAS study
Tribe vows to fight encroachment of outsiders
In Brazil, a struggle over the future of the Amazon is taking place. The struggle will have global impact.
Sociological study finds pros and cons in a REDD+ carbon credit scheme in the Brazilian Amazon that rewards small-scale ecosystem service providers in local communities.
- A new modeling study finds that largely unrestricted “business-as-usual” Brazilian Amazon and Cerrado deforestation could result in the loss of an estimated 606,000 square kilometers of forest by 2050, leading to local temperature increases of up to 1.45 degrees Celsius, in addition to global rises in temperature.
“When invaders come from the outside, they bring hunger and death,” said Jair Seixas Reis, chief of the Maraguá people in Brazil’s state of Mato Grosso. “We don’t know what to do other than resist. It’s very dangerous. I’m asking for help. The world needs to speak out. Amazonia is the lungs of our earth and if the lungs don’t work, the world will die.”
- New Minister of Infrastructure Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas is considered one of President Jair Bolsonaro’s most capable ministers. The former army engineer wants to streamline Brazil’s infrastructure agencies, root out corruption, and is seeking foreign investors, especially China, to finance a rush of new transportation construction.