Tag: deforestation

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 ...