Tag Archives: Deforestation

Amazonia and the Setbacks of Brazil’s Political Moment Commentary

ISEE member, Philip Fearnside, provides commentary on 12 October 2018 on Amazonia and the setbacks of Brazil’s political moment. The commentary begins…. Brazil’s presidential election has created virulent polarization in the country with consequences for the Amazon. Right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro won … Continue reading

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Note on Brazilian Deforestation Statistics

Not​e by ECOECO ​regarding the Brazilian government’s failure to publish data from the DETER deforestation monitoring system in the Brazilian Amazon ​To control deforestation in the Amazon, the information furnished by satellite imagery are fundamental. The Brazilian Ministry of the … Continue reading

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Can Cutting Down Trees Actually Help Save The Planet?

It may sound antithetical to what we usually hear about climate change, but cutting down some trees could actually be a good thing for our environment, according to new research. Trees provide natural carbon storage, and cutting them down leads … Continue reading

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