It’s alarming to see this photo taken in August by NASA astronauts on the International Space Station, which shows multiple fires raging in South America’s Amazon rainforest, where for years farmers have been burning down trees to clear land.
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.
June 1, 2014
Selective logging and small sub-canopy fires are degrading vast areas of rainforest across the Brazilian Amazon, contributing to largely hidden carbon emissions, argues a study published today in Global Change Biology.
February 28, 2014
On Facebook, Luiz Paulo Ferraz, executive secretary of the Association of the Golden Tamarin Lion, which operates within the biological reserve of Poco das Antas, wrote a striking reaction to the fire. Read the full text.