This International Reporting Program series explores how Brazil’s economic and energy interests clash with efforts to protect the environment and preserve ancestral aboriginal land. As a result, many people have been killed, put on death lists or chased off their land.
Dying for Land In southwest Brazil, cattle ranching and other types of farming have turned the country into one of the major breadbaskets of the world. However, many of these lucrative […]
Damming the Amazon The Xikrin people are fighting to protect their ancestral land in the heart of the Amazon, as a massive hydropower dam threatened to dry out their river, […]