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PR | Expert report: Proposed gold mine in Brazilian Amazon presents unacceptable risk

  Hydrogeologist recommends that Canadian company Belo Sun’s license be revoked. (Altamira, Brazil, June 17, 2020) An expert study released...
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Covid-19 Impacts in the Amazon and Patagonia | Crisis to Opportunities Series

The global COVID-19 crisis has shed a light on the deep-seated inequities in the way our rivers and the people...
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Belo Sun signals a restart, but controversial gold mining project in the Amazon remains suspended by three court decisions

On April 24th, the Canadian mining company Belo Sun released a corporate statement on its website claiming that it “successfully completed” the indigenous...
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Understanding the Crisis of Deforestation and Burning in the Amazon

COP 25: Read the civil society declaration on the crisis of deforestation and burning in the Brazilian Amazon In December...
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Press Release | Brazilian activists launch joint statement at COP 25 on crisis of deforestation and burning in the Amazon

Document signed by over 100 civil society organizations and endorsed by members of Congress sharply criticizes Bolsonaro government, calls for...
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Press Release | Indigenous leader delivers letter to Macron at G-7, calling for urgent measures to halt deforestation and burning in the Amazon

  AUGUST 26, 2019: Renowned indigenous leader Raoni Metuktire of the Kayapó people delivered to French President Emmanuel Macron today...
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G7 leaders agree plan to help Amazon countries fight wildfires

This article originally appeared in The Guardian. By: Julian Borger in Biarritz, and Jonathan Watts, global environment editor The G7...
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NGOs Denounce Tapajós Basin Intimidation, Violence, Brazil Inaction | Mongabay

 Published originally in Mongabay on April 4th, 2018 Thirty-eight national and international civil society organizations (CSOs), including social movements and...
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Brazil Shelves Plans for New Megadams to Reassess Strategy | Bloomberg

This article originally appeared in Bloomberg Law’s Infrastructure Investment & Policy Bulletin. Brazil has shelved plans to build more mammoth...
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Press Release | Era of Mega Hydropower in Brazilian Amazon Appears to Be Over

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  January 4, 2018 Statements by Brazilian Officials Indicate Major Shift in Policy The era of mega-dams in...