Efforts to conserve tropical species will not succeed if we do not take into consideration the control of the most common disorders caused by man: logging, forest fires, among others. By Thiago Medaglia, Photo by Flavio Forner
Fires make space for soy in the Araguaia region
New fire mapping details how Amazon rainforest has been destroyed in advancing agricultural frontier in northeastern Mato Grosso.
Amazon fire risk on the rise, says NASA
The Amazon rainforest is facing a higher risk of fires this dry season, warns a fire prediction system developed by researchers using NASA and NOAA data.
RAISG trained technicians to monitor the forest
Amazon Under Pressure Atlas was a first result, the second is to work on information management and monitoring in each country.
G1: Study connects fire raising in the Peruvian Amazon with rural exodus
Skillful farmers in fire control are leaving the region, experts say. The population in the area fell 60% in some Peruvian provinces.
New forms of occupation can put an end to the Amazon
Study shows that does not exist a space of governance involving all pan-amazons actors. Unsustainable development would mean degradation, suppression and fragmentation of the Amazon.
Amazon governments: geopolitical decisions vs conservation
Geopolitical decisions are above any conservation initiative. The environment would be an underlying theme to the continent’s governments.
Amazon Under Pressure Atlas: Solution for Amazon
Results of the study on the biome should serve to public policy formulation for sustainable development in the Amazon.
Interactive map: Amazon Under Pressure
InfoAmazonia special map with data on the impacts of mining, oil, roads, deforestation, fire and hydropower in 9 countries in the jungle.
Atlas Amazon Under Pressure: 240 000 km2 deforested in 10 years
Study presents an overview of the Amazon on 6 major threats: mining, oil, roads, deforestation, fire and hydroelectric.