Deter’s alerts recorded the largest deforestation in the forest since 2016. The destruction was concentrated in the states of Mato Grosso, Roraima, and Pará and advanced on areas in southern Amazonas and in the region around the BR-319 highway. Deforestation is fueled by a lack of oversight and is expected to grow this year.
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.
Blocks such as the European Union should expand restrictions on purchases associated with deforestation and other impacts in tropical countries.
In Vaupés, a department in the Colombian Amazon, indigenous peoples cling to their beliefs to protect themselves from mining. A concession for the exploitation of coltan angers three communities: the leaders are threatened and their right to prior consultation has been violated.
The director of Andes Amazon Fund analyzes and highlights the successes and failures of the government is ending and notes with concern the proposals of the government that is about to begin.[:]
The Ministry of Environment in Peru (MINAM) set apart 244.92 hectare area in Loreto as a new Private Conservation Area to conserve the ecosystem for local populations.
This big tree is disappearing due to deforestation, land development, and the acceleration of urbanization. All of this is occurring without the consideration of conservationism.
The National Service of Natural Protected Areas of Peru with several other public and private institutions installed a checkpoint at the Allpahuayo Mishano National Reserve and the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve.
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.
Specialists present results on fisheries, watershed management, environmental pollution, carbon storage and biodiversity in the Amazon.