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.
The deforestation of the largest continuous area of forest in the Amazon
In the municipality of Altamira, Pará, almost 6,500 hectares of public forests were cut down in 2020. One of the people responsible deforested 60% of this area and did not stop even after being fined by Ibama.
Encouraged by Bolsonaro, mining requests on indigenous lands reach record numbers in 2020
Exclusive survey reveals 145 requests filed with the National Mining Agency as of November 3, the highest number in 24 years. A bill presented by President Bolsonaro would legalize activities currently prohibited by the Constitution. Image: operation against illegal mining in TI Kayapó, in 2017. Photo: Felipe Werneck/InfoAmazonia.
Just now Brazil discovers the water, and it is in its own Amazon
It was necessary for the two largest cities, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, stay under the threat of collapse in providing for the serious reality was imposed to the negligence and incompetence of the government, and the insensitivity of the population.
Techgoondu: Google Street View extended to the Amazon rainforest
Google is bringing the wonders of the Amazon to a larger audience with a new set of Street View images of the world’s largest tropical rainforest.
A Crítica.com: Sucunduri State Park in Amazonas to receive resources
To compensate the environmental impacts of implementing the Hydroelectric Power Plant (HPP) Teles Pires, on the border of the states of Mato Grosso and Pará, Sucunduri State Park in the Amazon will receive an compensation for protected areas.
A Crítica: IBAMA and CREA perform surveillance in the Amazon
Inspections are being made in places where there are sauim-collared monkeys as a way to preserve the species, which is an important symbol in Manaus.
A Crítica.com: An ‘information ferry’ to stimulate eco-tourism in the Amazon
The Floating Center is the idea of the State Department of the Environment in Brazil to boost tourism in protected areas. The vessel will have capacity for 150 people and will follow an environmentally friendly standard, says the department.
Inovação Tecnológica: Amazon exuberance is only 4000 years old
What has been the impact of the natural oscillations of long and medium duration on the climate? How has what is now the largest forest in the world evolved in the past 50,000 years? To what extent does past data confirm the projections for the future?
EBC: Amazon should have increased from January to March rains
According to Sipam, increased rainfall occurs from January to March, due to the influence of the South Atlantic Convergence Zone, which has maximum activity in this period.