Typically, countries start in poverty with their land covered in trees. As they clear it for farms or fuel, they get richer—until alarm bells ring and they attempt to recover their losses.
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.
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 24, 2014
The program, which imposes stiff penalties on municipalities that have excessively high deforestation rates, effectively avoided 1.23 billion tons of carbon emissions during the period.