After falling consistently since 2006, deforestation of the Amazon in 2013 grew by 28%. Organizations analyze the situation.
Most of the wood consumed in Brazil may come from illegal deforestation in the Amazon
September 21, 2021
A survey shows that failures in the control systems make it difficult to identify the origin of wood extracted from the Amazon, which increases the chances of criminal exploitation. Improving data transparency is essential to legalize production chains.
Brazil signs forest deal after deforesting ⅓ of target set in Paris
November 2, 2021
The country abandoned the agreement signed in 2015 last year but has now committed itself again to similar goals for cutting emissions and protecting forests. Experts believe that the agreement is good news, but they view Brazil's position with skepticism.
COP26: Nearly 500 million trees cut down in the Brazilian Amazon in 2021
November 5, 2021
Forestry dashboard presented at COP26 shows that 9 million trees were cut down since the beginning of the summit. The forest's destruction interferes with the rainfall regime and increases greenhouse gas emissions.