More than just the end of a tradition, the decline of rubber extraction represents the collapse of the model envisioned by Brazil of defending the possibility of preserving the forest while affording respectable living conditions for those who inhabit it.
January 21, 2022
Blocks such as the European Union should expand restrictions on purchases associated with deforestation and other impacts in tropical countries.
July 29, 2022
A scientist at Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research, with almost two decades’ research on the Amazon for, has carried out a ground-breaking analysis of how deforestation puts agricultural production at risk and turns Brazil into a driver of climate change.
August 29, 2022
An area the size of the city of São Paulo was deforested in the Amazon in July 2022 alone. Pará state leads the monthly ranking; however, the cumulative total for the year shows Amazonas state in the lead for the first time. Estimates suggest that the annual rate of deforestation in the biome will be the highest since 2006.