Tag: deforestation

In Brazil While Some Cut Deforestation Others Cut More of the Amazon

With the current climate talks now underway in Poznan, the Brazilian government has finally ...

Amazon Burns a New York City of Trees in a Month. A 20% Reduction, Brazil Says

Brazil's Amazon deforestation totaled 876.80 square kilometers (338.53 square miles) in June, an area ...

Brazil’s Deforestation Falls 20%, But It’s Up 6% in Protected Areas

According to a report published on Sunday, July 6, by Rio's daily O Globo ...

Less Profit to Cut Brazilian Amazon Reduces Deforestation by 1/3

Destruction of Brazil's Amazon rainforest has dropped by nearly a third during the last ...

Pasture Gives Way to Cropland in Brazilian Amazon’s Deforestation

The Brazilian Amazon is increasingly being cleared to grow crops rather than for grazing ...

Deforestation Declines Over 30% in Brazil, But Loggers Open New Fronts

Deforestation declined nearly 41% in the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil, in 2005, more ...

Brazil’s Deforestation Drops, But It Is Still Impressive

Deforestation in the state of Amazonas, Brazil, between the months of June and October ...

Brazil Reduces Amazon Deforestation for the First Time in 9 Years

Brazil’s Minister of Environment, Marina Silva, says that the drop of 30% in Amazon ...

Brazil and South America Lead Planet’s Deforestation

Each year about 13 million hectares of the world’s forests are lost due to ...

After Amazon Gang Arrest, Brazil Expects Reduction in Deforestation

Brazil’s Minister of Environment, Marina Silva, said she expects a reduction in the deforestation ...