Team of scientists found that depending on the degree to which deforestation comes under control in the next 35 years, between 36 and 57 percent of the 16,000 tree species in the tropical rainforest area would be considered threatened.
One major Brazilian supermarket chain has just committed to stop selling beef linked to Amazon destruction and human rights violations – because Brazilians demanded it.
Research reveals details about the properties of aerosol particles of the Amazon and points to impacts caused by pollution in Manaus
Convoca.pe flew over the deforested area of Tamshiyacu, in Loreto, Peru, and found that the company of American citizen Dennis Melka continued to operate even though the Ministry of Agriculture had ordered them to stop their activities.
In the month, they detected 52 square kilometers of deforestation in the Amazon. The state of Amazonas was the winner tearing down the jungle.
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.
InfoAmazonia map updated in real time with data from NASA reveals the concentration of heat sources in the State of Roraima, which borders Venezuela and Guyana
When satellite imagery of the Brazilian rainforest shows lush, dense forests, most of us likely expect that those trees are packed with wildlife. But what if what we are actually seeing is an empty forest?
Ministry of Environment of Peru and the National Service of Protected Natural Areas by the State (Sernanp) expressed their opposition to the bill.