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Gold prospectors Camp in Para State

Image | 25 August, 2007 at 3:00

A river is diverted for gold mining at a gold prospectors' camp on a flight from Cuiaba to Alta Floresta (Brazilian Amazon). These prospectors use mercury in the mining process, which pollutes the environment and affects the health of the local...

Aerial view of the rainforest during the

Image | 27 August, 2007 at 3:00

Aerial view of the rainforest during the burning season in the Amazon, photographed during a flight from Itaituba to Alta Floresta.

Amazon Rainforest in Burning Season

Image | 28 August, 2007 at 3:00

On a flight from Alta Floresta in the Brazilian Amazon with a view of the rainforest seen during the burning season when large sections of forest are set alight by farmers to be cleared for cattle breeding and agriculture.

Good legal ruling in Amazon case

Blog entry by Andrew | 29 August, 2007

From the Independent last week : An eight-month investigation by Greenpeace into the land scam, revealed that the Brazilian land reform agency, INCRA, had set up large settlements in rainforest areas instead of placing them in...

Amazon: in the hands of a few

Video | 29 August, 2007 at 16:57

Farmers and politicians of the Brazilian municipality of Juína (Mato Grosso state) hinders Greenpeace activists, OPAN (Native Amazon Operation) members and European journalists visit to the Enawene Nawe Indigenous Land. Watch truculence and...

Threats and intimidation down Amazon way

Blog entry by Jamie | 30 August, 2007 5 comments

As the narrator of this startling video states, "working in the Amazon forest is not for the faint of heart." In the past, people from campaigning organisations have been bullied by land owners and workers, facing intimidation , ...

Activist and indigenous people in danger in the Amazon

Blog entry by Andrew | 31 August, 2007 4 comments

This video is a little long, but it is an amazing view of the dangers faced by activists working in places like this. From the Guardian's website : Paulo Adário, the coordinator of Greenpeace's Amazonia campaign, who led...

Activists camp in the tree tops

Image | 8 September, 2007 at 2:00

Activists camp in the tree tops, demanding the implementation of the "law of the Forests".

Pulp freighter blockade in Canada

Blog entry by Andrew | 14 September, 2007

( More photos. ) From the press release :   Greenpeace Canada has begun a blockade of the freighter Jaeger Arrow from their ship, the Arctic Sunrise, in Quebec's Saguenay River near Chicoutimi. Three Greenpeace activists...

Amazon Rainforest in Burning Season

Image | 17 September, 2007 at 3:00

Amazon Rainforest in Burning Season. On a flight from Alta Floresta to Claudia with a view of the rainforest seen during the burning season when large sections of forest are set on fire by farmers to be cleared for soy farming or cattle breeding.

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