A total of 110 officers and environmental officials were mobilized under operation Pterodon in the Cana Brava indigenous territory, in Maranhão, Northeast Brazil.
IBAMA Director Samuel Vieira de Souza said that more than BRL 280 million were collected in fines in the Amazon. Souza spoke on A Voz do Brasil.
The amount, Brazil expected to be obtained from wealthy nations, like the US, which organized the Leaders’ Summit on Climate on Thursday (Apr. 22).
“This year, we would like to restate, in unequivocal support to the efforts made by Your Excellence, our commitment in having illegal deforestation in Brazil eliminated by 2030,” Bolsonaro wrote.