From August 2014 to June 2015 were registered 943 square kilometers of deforestation, up 149% compared to the same period last year (August 2013 to June 2014), when 378 square kilometers of forest were cut down.
October 20, 2020
Diana Ríos Rengifo took on the defense of the Peruvian Amazon after the murder of her father, a well-known Asheninka leader in the fight against illegal loggers. The trees in Saweto, a community located near the Peruvian border with Brazil, are highly coveted on the market and are threatened by indiscriminate logging.
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.
June 10, 2015
Mato Grosso has an annual production of 3 million cubic of native wood. The state is the 2nd largest tropical timber producer in the country. It is the fourth economic activity that generates more revenue in the state.