Research by an international consortium that includes Brazilian scientists shows that secondary vegetation in Latin America absorb 11 times more CO2 from the air than do mature Amazonian forests.
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 2, 2016
The way Peru is pushing the production of oil palm in the Amazon is weakening these pledges.
August 17, 2015
The French region of Île-de-France, where Paris is located, has signed an agreement with Sarayaku, located in the heart of the Ecuadorian Amazon, to compensate carbon emissions and trying to paralyze the petroleum industry in that area.