BELEM, Brazil, Sep 19 (IPS/IFEJ) - Devastation, violent land conflicts and rapid -- but short-lived -- economic growth are the traces left by deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon over the last 30
What do you get when you fuse the most brutal landowners of the Global South with some of the most powerful corporations of the North, such as Monsanto, DuPont, British Petroleum and Morgan Stanley
Experts are highlighting two main factors behind the intensification of disease outbreaks and humans' increased vulnerability to them:
Reports and data show land invasions heighten the risk of a “new genocide”
The comings and goings of land invaders on indigenous lands has exposed tribes to the novel coronavirus, creating a wave of infections and deaths according to data from the Free Land Settlement (ATL) gathering.
While much of the world struggles to clean up contamination from the toxic industrial compound PFOS, Brazil is still adding to the massive environmental mess with its large-scale production, use, and export of sulfluramid, a pesticide that degrades into PFOS.
Direct Action of Unconstitutionality on the subject will be accommodated on the agenda of the Supreme Federal Court
Environmentalist Angela Mendes spoke with Brasil de Fato about alliance against Bolsonaro administration’s setbacks
Provisional decree could lead to escalation of land conflicts in the world’s biggest rain forest
The president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, signed on Tuesday, December 10 a provisional decree (MP) that aims to formalize the land titles of around 600,000 rural estates by 2022.
Our weekly show also reports on a cultural complex that was listed as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity