For a holistic view of Amazonia
Amazon Geo-Referenced Socio-Environmental Information Network
For a long time, information on the Amazon has bee scattered among the countries that make up the region. RAISG was set up in 2007 with the objetive of analysing the region as single unit and of providing decentralised and public intelligence to enable the region to be better understood, valued and protected.
Here you can access information and analysis developed by civil socity organizations from the Amazonian countries (Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana) andpresented in the form of maps and publications.
Geospatial information on Amazonia: Indigenous territories and protected natural areas, natural resource concessions and exploitation applications, and infrastructure projects.
Amazonia Under Pressure 2020 took an X-ray of the main threats to the world’s largest tropical forest, and noted the progress of its deterioration.First published in 2012, Raisg now presents an update of data and analyzes, incorporating new themes and methodologies.
New survey reveals the existence of more than 2000 points and 200 illegal mining areas in six Amazonian countries.
Special RAISG #1Read the storyRecent analysis from six countries show the conflict between the vision of economic development and the rights of indigenous territories and conservation of protected areas
Amazonia at the crossroads
Special RAISG #2BrowseNew study analyses carbon stocks in the Amazon. Indigenous territories and protected areas own 58% of all carbon stock. But researchers warn degradation advances
Special RAISG #3Browse
News, articles, essays and other socio-environmental content from multiple sources and authors.