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INTERVIEW OF THE MONTH – ROBERTO DUMAS: “If we don’t look at the environment, we will lose money”

Interviewee of the month economist Roberto Dumas provides an overview of the socioenvironmental criteria of the Brazilian financial market and notes the need…

More than 6 million hectares within Indigenous Lands and Conservation Units in the Amazon are threatened by the gold rush

The number of requests for gold mineral prospecting in Indigenous Lands hit a record in 2020, according to a new study by Instituto…

Instituto Escolhas study brings proposes ways to boost research and innovation through the sustainable use of Brazil’s biodiversity

Study suggests changes to the legal and regulatory framework to encourage access to genetic heritage and associated traditional knowledge Among the main objectives…

INTERVIEW OF THE MONTH – SÔNIA GUAJAJARA: Disrespect for indigenous rights threatens investments in Brazil

Disrespect for indigenous rights threatens investments in Brazil How attacks on indigenous rights are impacting international investments in Brazil and a new look…

Larissa Rodrigues, Project and Product Manager at Escolhas, signs an article in Folha de S. Paulo about the threat of mining in indigenous lands

Published on February 2, 2021 in Folha de S. Paulo (one of the main newspapers in Brazil), Larissa Rodrigues’ article brings an analysis…

What is the real socioeconomic impact of gold and diamond mining in the Amazon?”  

A new study released by the Instituto Escolhas explores the impact of gold and diamond mining on health, education and GDP per capita…

Escolhas Platforms

The Instituto Escolhas is an organization that, through research, studies and analyses, seeks to identify the economic, social and environmental costs of public and private projects on themes such as energy, oceans, forests and urbanization.
(Escolhas means choices in Portuguese)

Inspirational photos kindly provided by the authors. The images express shared political commitments and project aesthetic and ethical values compatible with the socio-environmental diversity of Brazil.

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