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Fines for environmental crimes in the Amazon increase 200% in three months

8 Apr 23

Public policies

Illegal mining rates drop but invasion continues in Yanomami Indigenous Land

5 Apr 23

Environmental Racism

Pure Dynamite: Report produced by Observatório da Mineração and Smoke Signal reviews the explosive legacy of the Bolsonaro government’s mining policy

27 Mar 23

Fiscais do Ibama apreendem madeira ilegal em operação do órgão

Attorney General allows IBAMA to collect BRL 29 billion in environmental fines

21 Mar 23

Public policies

More than 19,000 illegal gold miners have been removed from the Yanomami indigenous territory.

8 Mar 23


Government officials meets with indigenous leaders of the Javari Valley

1 Mar 23

Public policies

Bolsonaro released 2182 pesticides in 4 years, the highest number for a single administration

4 Feb 23

Public policies
Aircraft carrier São Paulo, “toxic package of 30 tons”, in a satellite image in its last location before being sunk by the Navy.

Under criticism from environmentalists, Navy sinks aircraft carrier with asbestos and other toxic substances

4 Feb 23

Public policies
O deputado federal Rodrigo Agostinho, novo presidente do Ibama, com Marina Silva, durante a COP27 no Egito

Rodrigo Agostinho (PSB-SP) is appointed as chief of Ibama, Brazil’s environmental agency

14 Jan 23

Public policies
A ministra do Meio Ambiente, Marina Silva, assume o cargo, no Salão Nobre no Palácio do Planalto.

Lula’s government kicks off “clean up” at Ministry of Climate and Environment

13 Jan 23

Public policies
A força-tarefa composta pelo Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais Renováveis (Ibama), Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade (Icmbio), Polícia Federal (PF) e Fundação Nacional do Índio (Funai)

Destruction of Indigenous area led ICMBio to set up task force in Tocantins state

5 Jan 23

Public policies
Presidente Lula inicia o seu terceiro mandato restabelecimento vários programas de proteção ambiental que haviam sido extintos ou enfraquecidos no governo do ex-presidente Jair Bolsonaro

Deforestation, fines and gold mining: the first measures of Lula’s government to rebuild Brazil’s socio environmental governance

2 Jan 23

Public policies
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