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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…

The potential for food production in the São Paulo metropolis, now in an interactive format

On the anniversary of the city of São Paulo, the Instituto Escolhas launched a platform on the agricultural production capacity of the metropolis,…

INTERVIEW OF THE MONTH – LUCÍA RUIZ: “There are answers for the Amazon that need to come from the Amazon itself”

Peru’s Former Minister of Environment, Lucía Ruiz¹, highlights the importance of looking at the territory in developing a bioeconomy in the region The…

Income transfer to vulnerable populations is what ensures that food gets on the table

State support for economic activities must be conditioned upon sound economic, social and environmental results, defends Instituto Escolhas By Sergio Leitão (Executive Director)…

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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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