Beto Ricardo and Márcio Santilli, co-founders of Instituto Socioambiental, discuss the past and future of Forest Peoples movements in Brazil.
More than 30,000 indigenous people live in the Brazilian state capital hardest hit by the global pandemic. Many among them are sick with fever, straining for air and dying, but just how many no one knows.
2020 Elon University Reporting Fellow Anton L. Delgado traveled to Brazil to report on the rising cases of leprosy within the country. This video documents his own leprosy evaluation after nearly a month spent reporting in the field.
Chácara João do Mel, in western Pará, is suffering the impacts of large-scale soy monoculture—bees are disappearing, and a local way of life is at risk of vanishing along with them.
After decades in isolation without an education, former leprosy colony residents attend classes through a new pilot program.
As new infectious diseases spread worldwide, specialists race to curb the increase of new leprosy cases in Brazil. The lack of expertise leaves locals susceptible to the most severe strains of leprosy.
As the number of COVID-19 victims rises in Brazil, messaging from the country's leaders and inadequate testing have led to denial and undercounting of COVID-19 deaths.
Coronavirus patients in remote areas of Brazil are waiting to take risky flights to get intensive care. When planes arrive to these regions, doctors and nurses on board must provide care in the air.
Edna Shanenawa is the first woman to be chief of the Shanenawa people. She is the seventh interviewee in the series, "Voices of the Forest."
The fourth episode of this series features Sabá Marinho, who recounts the creation of the Alliance between rubber tappers and indigenous peoples.
Pedro Xapuri, who joined Chico Mendes' cause, is the sixth interviewee in this series.
Toya Manchineri lived through slavery in Brazil's rubber plantations. He's the fifth interviewee in the series "Voices of the Forest."
This project analyzes how the fire in the Amazon rainforest impacted the triple frontier between Brazil, Bolivia, and Peru.
By land and air, a photo essay that shows fire in the heart of the Amazon.
How do the end of programs such as Bolsa Verde, along with the austerity of the Michel Temer and Jair Bolsonaro governments, affect riverside communities and accelerate deforestation in the Amazon?
Bolsonaro plans to build a road and a hydroelectric dam in Calha Norte do Pará, the most preserved area of the Brazilian Amazon, the largest corridor of tropical forest in the world.
Thirty years ago, leaders of rubbertappers and Indigenous peoples joined forces to demand the demarcation of Indigenous areas. Where are these leaders now?
This series looks at the potential consequences of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's pledges to expand deforestation in the Amazon
Brazil’s newly elected President Jair Bolsonaro is threatening to eradicate Indigenous lands in favor of agribusiness activities. What lies ahead for Indigenous people and their culture in Brazil?
It is the women who maintain indigenous culture and now they are also uniting to protect their lands. Together they resist and demand "Demarcation Now."
A six-month transnational investigation into the economic and political drivers of violence against environmental defenders in seven countries of Latin America.
The Amazon rainforest is at a tipping point, with wide swaths of the forest being chopped down. As the planet's most important curb against climate change, saving the forest is of global importance.
An investigation into the socio-environmental impacts caused by the construction of six hydroelectric dams on the Teles Pires river in Brazil's Mato Grosso state.
Under the presidency of Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s indigenous communities are bracing for an escalation of repression, encroachment, and displacement throughout the Amazon and the rainforest frontier.
The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and the Thomson Reuters Foundation announce a special opportunity for Brazilian journalists.
This is the last week to submit photos of Strong Women to NatGeo Your Shot.
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
PRI reporter Rhitu Chatterjee's project on school lunches in Brazil was translated into Portuguese by Brazil's Department of Education.
Free lunch for 42 million.
'From Paradise to Peril: The Amazon's Isolated Tribes' Science series sparks global conversation among several outlets about what happens and what needs to be done when cultures collide.
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2014.
Nearly two dozen Campus Consortium student fellows undertake reporting around the globe in 2013.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting on Brazil's "Brain Gain," and the role of young tech-savvy entrepreneurs in Egypt's troubled economy.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting on Brazilian health care and unrest in Turkey.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.
Students will make connections between history 600 years ago and present problems confronting South American Countries such as Brazil and Peru.