Fires raging across Amazonia could reach unprecedented levels by October if authorities do not clamp down on the practice of starting them in order to clear and maintain pastureland, according to Alberto Setzer, coordinator of fire monitoring at Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE). The number of fire outbreaks nationwide is already 57% higher […]
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The director of Andes Amazon Fund analyzes and highlights the successes and failures of the government is ending and notes with concern the proposals of the government that is about to begin.
The leader was arbitrarily arrested by the Federal Police in peaceful demonstration in defense of the health of Lower Tapajós River indigenous.
Designed to be an effective environmental regulation instrument, the Rural Environmental Registry in Brazil is used by squatters and gangs who profit from illegal logging,
Recommendations by the Federal Public Ministry, the indigenous agency (FUNAI) and technicians of the environmental agency paralyze the construction of the hydroelectric powerplant project planned for the Tapajós river.
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.
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