A new look at the complex picture of land use change suggests that when it comes to forests, we’re far from being out of the woods.
The Guardian: Tropical forests illegally destroyed for commercial agriculture
The study, Consumer Goods and Deforestation, says two countries – Brazil and Indonesia – account for 75% of the total area illegally cleared over the period.
BNDES, for export
In the name of globalization, BNDES financing of Brazilian contractors abroad grew 1185% in 10 years.