Elaíze Farias


Journalism Fund

Elaíze Farias is co-founder of the independent investigative journalism agency Amazônia Real, which is headquartered in Manaus, Amazonas state, Brazil. She specializes in critical issues in the Amazon, from the impacts of resource extraction on the forest and the lives of traditional and indigenous Amazonian populations to the ongoing climate crisis to violations on territorial rights and human rights.

Farias has a degree in journalism from the Federal University of Amazonas. In addition to Amazônia Real, her work also appears in El País, Jornal GGN, and Americas Quarterly. She holds the Embratel Press Prize, the Onça-Pintada (Jaguar) Prize of Journalism and the Fapeam Prize of Scientific Journalism.
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