Major Shoe and Sportswear Companies Refuse to Buy Leather from Brazil After Cattle Farmers Set the Amazon on Fire

September 5, 2019 at 3:18 pm




In an effort to protect the rainforest, Timberland, Vans, Dickies, The North Face and Jansport will no longer buy leather from Brazil

Indigenous Amazon Reservation Invaded by 20,000 Miners, Bolsonaro Does Nothing

July 16, 2019 at 3:48 pm




Bolsonaro stands by and watches as 20,000 gold miners rush onto Brazil’s largest indigenous reserve, clear-cutting, polluting rivers and spreading malaria

Deforestation in Brazil is Up 88% Under New President Bolsonaro

July 9, 2019 at 8:40 am




Deforestation of Brazil’s portion of the Amazon rainforest is now happening at nearly double the rate it was last year, as Bolsonaro delivers on campaign promises.

There’s a Humpback Whale in the Amazon Rainforest and No One Knows How it Got There

February 25, 2019 at 9:58 pm




Scientists are baffled by a 10-ton whale just found in the thick of the Amazon jungle.

New study suggests Naval sonar could be to blame.

Credit: Bicho D’agua Institute

Brazil’s New President Hands Amazon Over to Agribusiness His First Day in Office

January 17, 2019 at 6:16 pm




Bolsonaro signs order opening rainforest to agriculture and mining, telling tribal people to integrate or “disappear”

Brazil’s New President Openly Threatens Genocide of Indigenous Amazonians

November 6, 2018 at 5:33 pm




Along with his pledge to sell off their rainforest home to agribusiness and mining, Bolsonaro has said openly “minorities will have to adapt … or simply disappear”