When forests are slashed into fragments, winds dry out the edges leading to dying trees and rising temperatures. Now, a new study finds another worrisome impact of forest fragmentation: carbon emissions.
September 22, 2021
With pressure on their native land and traditional foods, agrochemicals polluting their rivers, and a high rate of chronic disease have left the Xavante people of Brazil’s Cerrado savanna vulnerable to the pandemic.
May 9, 2016
Soy production is booming — but researchers are warning that the soy industry’s rise could be the downfall of Brazil’s climate commitments.
May 4, 2021
In Humaitá, a town located on the banks of the Madeira River and on the crossroads of two Amazonian major highways, a local infrastructure project is touted to bring growth and progress. But it fuels fears of deforestation as the agricultural frontier advances.