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Two Yanomami children dead after drowning near an illegal mining dredger in Roraima

12 Oct 21

Environmental Racism

Giant mining company Vale backs off from mining in indigenous lands

22 Sep 21

Environmental Racism

Funai president becomes defendant in lawsuit for misconduct

22 Sep 21

Public policies

Funai renews the Piripkura Indigenous Land protection , but for only six months

17 Sep 21

Environmental Racism

Supreme court overturns state law that liberated gold digging in Roraima state

15 Sep 21

Public policies

Illegal gold digging on indigenous lands grew 495% in the last ten years

30 Aug 21


Socioenvironmental Institute (ISA) launches platform with data about threats to the Amazon rainforest

10 Aug 21


Brazil exported more than 19 tons of illegal gold in 2020

6 Aug 21

Environmental Racism

Yanomami man dies after being run over by airplane from illegal gold diggers

30 Jul 21

Environmental Racism

UN urges Bolsonaro to fight “escalating violence” against Yanomami and Munduruku peoples

28 Jul 21

Environmental Racism

Since 2008, 333 people were rescued from slave labor in gold mining camps

6 Jul 21

Public policies

Congress commission approves Bill 490, that opens indigenous lands to mining and halts demarcation

23 Jun 21

Environmental Racism
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