‘It’s as if we’ve learned nothing’: alarm over Amazon road project

0
76

Memories of Brazil’s dictatorship as plan threatens biodiverse home of three indigenous communities

Brazilian activists have voiced alarm over their government’s plans to bulldoze a 94-mile highway through a biodiverse corner of the Amazon along the border with Peru that is home to at least three indigenous communities.

The planned road is an extension of the BR-364, a 2,700-mile highway that links São Paulo with the Amazon state of Acre, and would connect the town of Cruzeiro do Sul with the Peruvian border town of Pucallpa.

Continue reading…

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here