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Brazil’s war against Indigenous peoples is as old as Brazil itself. But Bolsonaro’s administration has sought to accelerate the destruction of the Amazon and its peoples.
A conversation with author Japhy Wilson about his recent book examining Rafael Correa’s plans for the Amazon during his time as president of Ecuador.
Para uma ocupação do MST, o ataque acelerado à Amazônia sob o governo Bolsonaro intensificou a constante ameaça de desapropriação.
Henry Ford’s 20th century rubber plantation and company town pioneered a model of destructive forest industrialization still in full force in Brazil’s Amazon.
The U.S. government and private sector have contributed to fighting the coronavirus in the Amazon. Their intentions for the region concern local advocates.
Kristina Lyons' new book documents soil and farming in the Colombian Amazon. It is a powerful critique of capitalist agriculture and a rich account of alternative practices.
As Peru deploys its Covid-19 response, Amazonian territories—and their Indigenous residents—are left behind.
Peru’s January 2020 congressional elections represent the fall of the Fujimori party and the unraveling of widespread nepotism and corruption. What does it mean for the Peruvian Amazon?
Record fires in Brazil’s Amazon this year marked a political protest led by ranchers who, already empowered under Bolsonaro’s government, are keen to push the government to fully embrace a dictatorship-era extractive doctrine.
Extractivist governments are stoking destruction in the Amazon and beyond. International alliances and Indigenous technologies can help protect the biome and support its 30 million inhabitants.