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."
Gomercindo Rodrigues, a lawyer for social movements in the Brazilian Amazon, is the eighth to be interviewed in this series.
Rubber-tappers, Brazil nut collectors, and Indigenous peoples are resisting environmental destruction on the banks of the Roosevelt River, in one of the last tracts of continuously preserved forest in the region.
A reporting team traveled along more than 1,700 kilometers of roads and waterways to see the places where Marechal Rondon and former American President Theodore Roosevelt explored.
President Jair Bolsonaro has revived a plan, conceived in the 1970s, to extend the BR-163 highway, the main soy corridor in Brazil, north to the border with Suriname.
There are various paths that Para's development model can follow. Which one is sustainable?
A Repórter Brasil team visited Lábrea, Brazil, to better understand the hidden reality of forest destruction.
Findings from the latest INPE survey reveal what regions have been hit hardest by deforestation this year.
Compared to last year, deforestation increased 51 percent for the period of January to March.
Prostitution is not illegal in Brazil. Yet a campaign to “clean-up” the country’s image ahead of the World Cup is rendering those working in Brazil’s sex industry increasingly vulnerable.
How can you provide power for a country of 200 million people? This series examines Brazil's energy needs as one of the biggest economic players.
With the 2014 World Cup fast approaching, 170,000 Brazilian favela residents are scheduled to relocate. Losing their homes will mean losing their identity and their past.
Two transitioning economies, similar development challenges, vastly different population size and stage of growth. Can they learn from each other about providing better healthcare to their people?
In Brazil, increased access to education, information and contraception have combined to lower the birth rate by two thirds over the last five decades.
Through literacy programs, empowerment training and the arts, NGOs in the favelas of Brazil are providing youth new opportunities and finding sustainable ways to create a more equitable future for a country long divided by poverty and violence.
In the thick green rainforest at the triple frontier of Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina, a Muslim Arab community stands accused — yet again — of complicity in international terrorism. So far, investigations have turned up empty, but the community is learning to live with a target on its back....