Disputes for mineral resources are known to be violent. Public policies must stop ignoring this.
Differentiated credit conditions for producers who adopt sustainable practices, engage in zero deforestation, and have environmentally regularized properties can generate economic incentives for greater agricultural productivity and forest conservation.
Everyone will suffer the impacts caused by climate change, but some groups are more vulnerable and tend to be harder hit. It is up to all of us to act.
Law enforcement is crucial for Amazon conservation and sustainable development. Governmental inaction favors those who break the law. As enforcement plummeted, deforestation soared.
Brazil keeps repeating the recipe that historically resulted in advance of forest destruction: selling public land at low prices to its invaders.
The abundance of oil, gas, and minerals in Guyana and Suriname puts the Amazon on the route of pharaonic works such as the construction of a mega network of gas pipelines and roads that may bring more deforestation.
The app allows inspectors and indigenous people themselves to record data on biodiversity, public use, and threats to these areas, which may later become complaints or reports. It is used in over 50 countries.
The 2022 elections will be key if we want a Brazil that values life, sustainability, and the proper management of the climate crisis in the years to come.
The Federal Prosecutor’s Office wants harsher penalties for a gang that killed big cats in the state of Acre. No one has been arrested. In the Amazon, human action kills or displaces about 350 jaguars every year.
The transition to a low-carbon economy involves structural changes that require a new governance system. This is one of the most important points of the Climate Summit.