The Global Forest Change project, developed by Matthew Hansen of the University of Maryland, monitors forests using algorithms to distinguish changes in forest cover using satellite images.
2 August 2016 at 7:00 (Updated on 14 September 2020 at 12:05)
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.
May 2, 2016
The São Luiz do Tapajós mega-dam has been suspended by Brazilian authorities in a surprise turnaround that recognizes the presence of indigenous territories in the dam’s vicinity.