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Illegal Mining: Study Reveals Worst Devastation in Amazonian...

This report is based on a map of more than 2000 points in which illegal activity in the Amazon has been identified. Among them 96 protected natural areas with the presence of illegal mining within the...

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Governance of extractive industries – politics, history, ide...

This research project inquired about how they can understand in the long term the interactions between political agreements, governance of the extractive industry and inclusion patterns. Download the ...

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Hotspots of human impact on threatened terrestrial vertebrat...

The paper presents a global analysis of cumulative human impacts on threatened species by using a spatial framework that jointly considers the co-occurrence of eight threatening processes and the dist...

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International Willingness to Pay for the Protection of the A...

This paper examines the additional rationale for Amazon protection: the valuation of its biodiversity and forests as natural heritage to the international community. Download the pdf from the World Ba...

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This is a Crisis Facing Up to the Age of Environmental Break...

This paper argues that three shifts in understanding across political and policy communities are required to avoid catastrophic outcomes of human impacts on the environment: of the scale and pace of e...

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Dam déjà vu: 2 Brazil mining waste disasters in 3 years rais...

Articles highlights and analyzes the mining waste disasters in Brazil. Read the article at Mongabay Latam (English). Title (English) Dam déjà vu: 2 Brazil mining waste disasters in 3 years raise alarm...

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Should we worry about the Brazilian Amazon?

In February 2019, a group of researchers and students from Stockholm University (SU), the Royal Institute for Technology (KTH), Swedish University of Agricultural Studies (SLU) and other organisations...

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Ecuador: the Cofán de Sinangoe road to ban mining in their t...

This article narrates the long legal process, through which the indigenous people Cofán of Sinangoe of Ecuador obtain a decision from the Court of Sucumbíos to suspend all mining activity in the area ...

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Illegal Logging, Fishing, and Wildlife Trade: The Costs and ...

This paper has two goals - to motivate policy makers in developed and emerging economies to pay more attention to illegal logging, fishing, and wildlife trade, and to provide a road map to address the...

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Scientific expeditions in the New Areas of the PNN Serrania ...

This publication includes the results from the biological characterization developed between October 2017 and March 2018 by researchers from the Sinchi research Institute, the Natural Sciences Institu...

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Use of Near-Real-Time Deforestation Alerts – A Case Study fr...

This paper summarizes the use cases and workflow for users of near-real-time deforestation alerts in Peru, explores the conditions that have enabled the widespread use of this information in the count...

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Guidelines for Environmental Compensations In Ethnic Territo...

This document contains a summary of the legal and conceptual foundations of two approaches: environmental regulations and ethnic regulations, the guidelines for work in collective territories and the ...

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