Report: Brazil’s isolated indigenous territories lost 3,200 hectares to deforestation in 2021

The Socio-environmental Institute registered 904 deforestation alerts within Indigenous Lands with the presence of isolated indigenous peoples.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In 2021, 3,220 hectares of indigenous lands with the presence of isolated indigenous peoples were deforested, according to data from the Sirad-I report, the monitoring system of the Socio-environmental Institute (ISA).

There were also 904 deforestation alerts registered within these territories, mainly concentrated in the Piripkura (MT), Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau (RO), Araribóia (MA) and Munduruku (PA) Indigenous Territories (IT).

Deforestation was also registered in the areas surrounding these territories, "which reveals the enormous pressure on these peoples," the report states.

The Piripkura Indigenous Land leads the list of the 15 Indigenous . . .

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