Bolsonaro inaugurates a new stretch of federal highway and makes plans for another thousand kilometers cutting across protected areas of forest in northern Pará.
This is the sixth story in a series about Indigenous youth in the Amazon fighting to protect their communities.
Nantu has been involved in a program to expand the use of solar powered canoes for several years. Now, his project can help fight against the construction of a new road in Indigenous territory.
This report examines the impacts of monoculture on the environment and on the lives of the inhabitants of the Planalto Santareno region of Lower Tapajós.
To cure leprosy, the Brazilian government forced patients to relocate to colonies. When this was criminalized, these communities were left isolated—allowing leprosy decades to spread and develop.
Brazil’s evangelicals face the temptations of the drug trade.
Leprosy experts from across northern Brazil participated in the first brainstorming session, hosted by The Laboratory of Dermatology Immunology, to find new solutions to the infectious disease.
"Mulheres do Xingu" is a short-form documentary that shows the first major gathering of a women's movement, held in May 2019 in the village of Ilha Grande, Mato Grosso, Brazil. The objective was to discuss ways for women to find a place in spaces of power along with men.
Feeling threatened by the Bolsonaro government's policies, Xingu women decided to stop denying themselves the right to occupy spaces of power along with men.
The beef industry is destroying the rainforest. The sustainable rubber industry might be part of saving it.
Bolsa Verde provided support for around 76,000 families living in extreme poverty in or near protected areas in the Amazon, but the program was suspended without warning in 2017. And measures taken by the Bolsonaro government are putting pressure on forest protectors.
The Brazil nut tree plays a critical role in the global climate and weather across South America. Deforestation is putting it all at risk.