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Supreme Court vetoes bill that authorizes gold digging without environmental impact studies

20 Feb 21

Public policies

Illegal gold digging pollutes waterfalls and rivers in Raposa Serra do Sol Indigenous Lands

9 Feb 21

Environmental Racism

After taking control over the Parliament, Bolsonaro pushes bill to allow mining in indigenous lands

3 Feb 21

Environmental Racism

Rise in oil prices inflates cost of cooking gas canisters

7 Jan 21


Illegal gold digging massively poisons Amazon Munduruku indigenous with mercury

26 Nov 20

Environmental Racism

Mining advances over indigenous lands in Bolsonaro government

13 Nov 20

Public policies

Kayapó people present manifesto against gold mining in their indigenous territories

8 Oct 20

Environmental Racism

New campaign to curb illegal gold mining and trade

4 Oct 20


Mining in Indigenous lands will increase Amazon deforestation and economic losses, new study shows

18 Sep 20

Public policies

Environment Parliamentary Caucus calls for Minister Salles to be impeached

5 Jun 20


Covid -19: Illegal gold digging camps expose 40% of the Yanomami to the pandemic

2 Jun 20


April is marked by layoffs, political persecution and retaliation at the Ministry of the Environment

30 Apr 20

Public policies
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