Deforestation in the Amazon has spiraled out of control during Jair Bolsonaro’s as president. InfoAmazonia and PlenaMata have illustrated the destruction using satellite imagery.
Tag: 2022 Elections
Deforestation grows in electoral years in Brazil and other tropical countries
An analysis of 55 countries between 2001 and 2018 reveals that Brazil is one of the tropical countries that lost the most forests in electoral years. Experts point out that political disputes are expected to increase deforestation in the Amazon in 2022.