Brazil has a new weapon in the fight to save the Amazon rain forest: drones.
April 18, 2014
Deforestation, especially in the Andean highlands of Bolivia and Peru, was the main driver of this year’s disastrous flooding in the Madeira river watershed in Bolivia’s Amazon rainforest and the drainage basin across the border, in Brazil.
June 25, 2014
An international team of scientists determined that positive incentives for farmers, counties, and states can do as much to preserve forests as public policies that call for penalties.
March 3, 2014
The worst may be yet to come if climate projections prove accurate: forecasts are for hotter and drier conditions going forward.