Landsat system images, from NASA, let you see how the skyline of Manaus went gray in the last days of the month, at the peak of the hottest season in the northern region of Brazil.
Behind the fire there is deforestation, with 88% more in Amazonas state, Brazil
November 12, 2015
According to Imazon, 582 square kilometers of trees were felled in a year. Pollution of the smoke endangered the health of the population, but the Amazonas state government has invested in agribusiness with the Safra Plan.
Business Insider: Photos of the controversial World Cup host city that's in the middle of the jungle
April 6, 2014
Manaus is 1,700 kilometers from Sao Paulo and surrounded by 2.1 million square kilometers of rain forest. It’s also a head-scratching choice for a World Cup host city.
Audit Office points to mismanagement of Amazon protected areas
November 11, 2013
The Audit Office of the state of Amazonas pointed to problems in the protected areas, including lack of state investment despite available funds.