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
Exclusive. The secret financial structure of Peru’s largest timber company, which includes the purchase of companies and transfer of shares to avoid paying taxes
A new deforestation alert system lets users know about forest changes in just a week.
Killings of environmental protesters, often indigenous people fighting to protect land, on the rise with 2015 likely to have been the deadliest year on record.
An IBAMA inspection team was attacked by shot on October 16 by criminals who stole wood on Arariboia Indigenous Land in the municipality of Arame, in Maranhão. An agent was wounded.
Covert GPS surveillance of timber trucks by Amazon campaigners has revealed how loggers are defeating attempts to halt deforestation in the world’s greatest rainforest.
State exercises little control over remote Amazon region blighted by poverty and illiteracy, and organised crime fills the vacuum.
The authorities in Brazil say they have dismantled a criminal organization accused of invading, logging and burning large areas of public land and selling these illegally for farming and grazing.
Greenpeace’s new video focuses on the dangers of illegal logging, and shows that illegal timber’s destination isn’t so far from home.
Selective logging and small sub-canopy fires are degrading vast areas of rainforest across the Brazilian Amazon, contributing to largely hidden carbon emissions, argues a study published today in Global Change Biology.