FJA Shortlist 2022

Category: Excellence in Environmental Journalism

Author: Jill Langlois (Brazil)

For the Kayapó, a Long Battle to Save Their Amazon Homeland

The original publication is available via the following link: 

March 29, 2022

Yale Environment 360, with support from the Pulitzer Center and the Amazon Rainforest Journalism Fund

For decades, the Kayapó of Brazil have fought to protect their territory from successive waves of loggers, miners, farmers, and land grabbers. Now, with a recently paved highway and a planned railway closing in on their lands, the Kayapó’s struggle is far from over. Read more