The area that was designed to protect timber forest, was deforested to be used in the development of agricultural activities.
Study presents evidence that 30-year cycle for management of the Amazon is insufficient for forest recovery.
By 2015, deforestation was calculated at 7,930 hectares (equivalent to 10,865 football fields) in the study area. The main driver would be pasture for cattle.
Maps and documents confirm that 92% of deforested land in Loreto by US company Melka were forest areas, which show illegal operations to plant cocoa.
Follow an operation against deforestation in the municipality that occupies the 2nd place in the Mato Grosso list is be faced with smoke, degradation and little chance of finding the culprits
Deforestation has been the main objective of conversation strategies, but a new study in Nature finds that forest degradation, or the decline in the quality of forests, is also a major threat to biodiversity.
Operation reveals group sophistication that worketh deforestation and land grabbing for livestock and soybeans in southwestern Pará state.
The Melka Group is planning to auction off its palm oil holdings in the Amazon. The group has been highly controversial due to its practices of deforestation and complaints by Peruvian courts.
Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project (MAAP) indicates that illegal mining activity continues to increase in the Santiago River, Amazonas region, although there are mining concessions.