Even today, the Amazon has 143 million hectares of land that has not yet been set aside. This is so much land that it would fit the countries of France, Germany and Spain combined. And it is precisely on these “no man’s lands” that deforestation, fires and land grabbing are advancing most intensely.

In this special series on land regularization in the Amazon, carried out in partnership with the Center for Climate Crime Analysis (CCCA), InfoAmazonia and the Institute of Man and the Environment of the Amazon (Imazon), ((o))eco provides a current diagnosis of undesignated areas in the Amazon, examines the history of occupation of the rainforest, unveils the paths taken by land grabbers to obtain titles and reveals what has been done to prevent the situation.

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