New indigenous territories expand environmental protection in the Brazilian Amazon, but land conflicts remain a threat

By Letícia Duarte Brazil recently recognized six new indigenous territories, a significant move to safeguard ancestral lands and the environment. The area granted officially by President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva covers a total of 800 square miles, primarily located in the Amazon. This is the first official demarcation of indigenous lands since 2018, indicating

A year in review

This was a busy year for Report for the World. In 2022, we expanded to new countries, met new corps members and brought good journalism to communities across the globe. To celebrate, we’re revisiting five of our favorite moments. Welcoming our first Global Director Preethi Nallu joined Report for the World this July as our

Report for the World holds its first ever corps member gathering, with a focus on environmental journalism

Report for the World reached a new milestone, as we held our first ever in-person gathering in São Paulo, Brazil last week, bringing together our Latin American corps members and newsroom partners for  a two-day investigative journalism workshop. The training sessions were supported by Participating corps members and editors from Brazil, Mexico and Peru

Q&A: The risks and challenges of covering the Amazon

The murders of the British journalist Dom Phillips and Brazilian Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira during a reporting trip in the Brazilian Amazon have once again exposed the risks for those investigating environmental issues and Indigenous communities. Phillips and Pereira were murdered last month in the Javari Valley, close to Brazil’s border with Peru and Colombia,

Q&A: Corps Member Vivian Chime

Vivian Chime is a journalist covering climate change for TheCable through Report for the World.  The interview has been edited for length and clarity.  When you began considering career options, what did you find compelling about a career in journalism? At first my journalism journey started out as a childhood flare for liking people I