Monitoring the state of the world’s forests is a monumental task with challenges in data collection, interpretation and display. The Global Forest Change (GFC), a project developed by Professor Matthew Hansen of the University of Maryland´s Geography Department, tackles this issue by using algorithms to distinguish forest cover and change in satellite imagery. From this […]
The negotiations at COP21 in Paris have not just been about climate change, but about our ability to act as a community of nations.
Indigenous and traditional communities of the Brazilian Amazon will be trained by Google Earth to use new digital technologies for cultural zoning and mapping of their territory in the search for their conservation.
Research compares information from research plots along the Amazon with maps of current and projected deforestation to estimate how many species have disappeared and where.
Landsat system images, from NASA, show you 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.
In September, the InfoAmazonia Network participated in the VI Latin American Meeting of Community Water Management in Chile to show the water monitoring project and his Mãe d´Água sensor.
5.121 km² of forests were destroyed, compared to 3.036 km² devastated from August of 2013 to July of 2014. It is the largest deforestation verified by Deter in the past six years.
Reflections on a trip to the southeast of Pará State, Brazil, in the wake of multiple destructions committed by the largest mining company in the world.
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.