According to a new study from RAISG, in just five years, the Amazon could lose almost half of what it lost in the past two decades.
Conserved landscapes act as barriers against diseases like Covid-19
Scientists emphasize that reducing the threats of contagion by zoonoses depends on “landscape immunity”, but in Brazil, the maintenance of large conserved environments runs into loopholes and delays in implementing the Forest Code.
Researchers call for an international boycott of products linked to deforestation in the Amazon
Blocks such as the European Union should expand restrictions on purchases associated with deforestation and other impacts in tropical countries.