In the World Wetlands Day, the Bolivian Amazon gains a new Ramsar site, near Brazil and Madeira River hydroelectrics.
Bolivia: New wetlands reserve with 7 million hectares
Conserved landscapes act as barriers against diseases like Covid-19
January 28, 2022
Scientists emphasize that reducing the threats of contagion by zoonoses depends on “landscape immunity”, but in Brazil, the maintenance of large conserved environments runs into loopholes and delays in implementing the Forest Code.
The Amazon's most devastating January
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.
Brazil was responsible for 70% of the CO2e emissions from deforestation in Pan-Amazonia over the last 35 years
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.