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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...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The expansion of illegal mining in Brazil over the past two years has caused a flood of mercury into Amazon waters. An estimated 100 tons of neurotoxic metal was used to mine gold illegally...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Rumors of a massacre of indigenous in an isolated tribe in the heart of the Amazon forest has led the Brazilian government to launch an investigation into the actions of...

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