Tag: deforestation

    Cultivation of açaí in Pará, Brazil - ASCOM/ EMATER

    Indians, Satellites, Helicopters, Machine Guns: All Is Fair in the War to Defend the Amazon

    When George Porto joined Brazil’s environment agency 13 years ago, the country didn’t have ...

    Area of environmental protection in Pará state - Mácio Ferreira/Ag. Pará

    Brazil Ratifies Paris Agreement and Vows to Cut Its Emissions by About 40%

    Brazilian President Michel Temer ratified Brazil’s adoption of the Paris Agreement, which sets targets ...

    Logging in the Brazilian Amazon

    Brazilian Loggers Double Amazon Deforestation Hoping for Amnesty

    In Brazil, deforestation rates in the Amazon, the world’s biggest rain forest, more than ...

    Burned rainforest in Mato Grosso, Brazil

    Brazil Can’t Explain a Four-fold Increase in Deforestation in the Amazon

    Brazil’s Environment minister, Izabella Teixeira, says that the recent surge in rainforest deforestation in ...

    NASA maps

    End of Drought in Brazilian Amazon Doesn’t Bring Back the Green

    There were widespread reductions in the greenness of Amazon forests in Brazil caused by ...

    Pig made in Brazil

    In 10 Years Brazil Wants Its Market Share in Meat to Be 44.5% of World Trade

    Brazil will be able to increase farm produce, including meat, without further negative impact ...

    Rio Claro, an Amazon tributary

    Brazil’s Gift to the World in 2009: Lowest Amazon Deforestation in 20 Years

    According to Brazil's first National Inventory of Greenhouse Gases, up to 75% of Brazil's ...

    Brazil Amazon deforestation

    Brazil Cuts Half New York in Amazon Trees in a Month, And It’s a Record Low

    Brazil's Environment minister, Carlos Minc, is celebrating the pace of Brazilian deforestation. The last ...

    Brazilian Amazon deforestation

    Deforestation Down in Amazon, Says Brazil. Photos Tell Another Story

    Carlos Minc, the Environment minister of Brazil, claims increased policing have brought a sharp ...