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.
October 24, 2014
The deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon has accelerated rapidly in the past two months, underscoring the shortcomings of the government’s environmental policies.
January 24, 2022
An analysis of 55 countries between 2001 and 2018 reveals that Brazil is one of the tropical countries that lost the most forests in electoral years. Experts point out that political disputes are expected to increase deforestation in the Amazon in 2022.
July 8, 2014
Combining local activism with the long arm of its federal prosecutor, the state of Pará advances a new model for combating deforestation.