Madre de Dios is one of Peru’s Amazonian departments that faces serious threats such as mining and the expansion of the agricultural frontier.
January 21, 2022
Blocks such as the European Union should expand restrictions on purchases associated with deforestation and other impacts in tropical countries.
February 18, 2022
Deter's alerts recorded the largest deforestation in the forest since 2016. The destruction was concentrated in the states of Mato Grosso, Roraima, and Pará and advanced on areas in southern Amazonas and in the region around the BR-319 highway. Deforestation is fueled by a lack of oversight and is expected to grow this year.
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.