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Brazil has one of the most advanced legal frameworks in Latin America and the Caribbean region (LAC) related to the recognition of land and property rights.
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835,814,000 ha
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Malnourished Yanomamai Children

How Illegal Mining Caused a Humanitarian Crisis in the Amazon

7 February 2023

The onslaught of illegal miners into Indigenous territory in the Brazilian Amazon has destroyed forest, polluted rivers, and brought disease and malnutrition to the Yanomami people. Now, the new Brazilian government is confronting a health crisis and moving to evict the miners.

From Japan to Brazil: Reforesting the Amazon with the Miyawaki method

3 February 2023

Reforestation using the Miyawaki method seeks to restore nature to its original state with results that can be seen in around six years. Miyawaki works around three concepts: trees should be native, several species should be randomly planted, and the materials for the seedlings and the soil should…

Brazil indigenous peoples protest

COP27: APIB takes its demands for Indigenous Land recognition to Egypt and reinforces climate change agenda for Lula Government

16 November 2022

Between 6 and 18 November, indigenous leaders of the Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB), together with their grassroots organizations, will participate in the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27). The event will take…



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COP27: Demarcating Land and Minds for the future of the planet

14 November 2022

The Articulation of the Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (Apib), together with its grassroots organisations, is present at the 27th UN Conference on Climate Change to reaffirm what needs to be done to tackle the global climate crisis: RECOGNIZE AND GUARANTEE LAND TENURE RIGHTS OF OUR INDIGENOUS LANDS!

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Beef, Banks, and the Brazilian Amazon

Beef, Banks & the Brazilian Amazon

Online event · Feb 25 2022, 3pm CET  Using Geospatial Data to Investigate Deforestation Disruptive Fridays #29 With: Sam Leon (Head of Data Investigations, Global Witness, UK) and Louis Goddard (Senior Data Investigations Adviser, Global Witness, UK)Live at The…