Forest loss decreased by 15% in 2014, and not 18%, as presented in the preliminary data. Last year were lost 5,012 square kilometers of forest
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.
August 31, 2015
On August 14, the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) presented the official rate of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon between August 2013 and July 2014. This result is 3% higher than the number announced in November 2014.