According to a study, about 71% of the region is still intact thanks to the lands belonging to indigenous peoples and full protection. Most of its biodiversity remains unknown.
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.
October 28, 2022
Deforestation in the Amazon has spiraled out of control during Jair Bolsonaro's as president. InfoAmazonia and PlenaMata have illustrated the destruction using satellite imagery.
November 18, 2022
A MapBiomas study released at COP27 on changes in land use in threatened South American ecosystems found that expanding farming and cattle raising activities were drivers for the loss of Amazonian forests between 1985 and 2020.