Gabriel Leão

The disappearance and the slaughtering of British journalist Dom Phillips, age 57, and Brazilian expert in Indigenous affairs...
Gabriel Leão Aug 25
  • Aerial view of the mining plant and stockyard of the S11D Complex, the world's largest open-pit iron ore mine, controlled by Vale, in the Carajás region of Pará state. Ricardo Teles/ Agência Vale
How much money is being invested into mining activities exploiting the three largest tropical forest basins in the world: the...
Gabriel Leão Apr 12
  • Aerial view of the Volta Grande (Big Bend) region of the Xingu and the Vila da Ressaca community, which is threatened by Belo Sun. Photo: Cícero Pedrosa Neto/ Amazon Watch
In February, the American NGO Amazon Watch and the grassroots Association of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB) released the...
  • Cannabis being weighed. Photo: Add Weed on Unsplash
Medicinal cannabis was legalized in Canada in 2001, the result of public pressure. It had been illegal since 1923. And in 2018,...
Gabriel Leão Oct 11
Belo Sun, a Canadian-based mining company with most of its operations in Brazil, has been called out for its activities in the...