• Brazil Goes After Poachers and Illegal Traders of Protected Amazon Fish

    In the latest crackdown on illegal fishing, Brazil’s environmental agency (Ibama) seized nearly one tonne of the protected arapaima fish - one the world’s largest freshwater species. During raids of a local market and several fishing boats, officers also found at least 800 kilos of seafood and 11 Amazon River turtles.

  • Report: Attacks Against Indigenous Triples Under Jair Bolsonaro

    Brazil’s indigenous protection agency announced “with regret” the death of the last remaining member of an uncontacted Amazon tribe that was decades ago wiped out by land grabbers. Experts say that despite years-long efforts to protect the indigenous people, the problem persists and got worse since President Jair Bolsonaro came to power.

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