Últimas notícias deforestation

Brasília (DF) 21/05/2024 - Fotos feitas durante sobrevoo no norte da Bahia e parte do Piauí no início do mês
Áreas de encraves de Mata Atlântica no cerrado.
Foto: Thomas Bauer/ SOS Mata Atlântica
General

Deforestation down in continuous portion of Atlantic forest in 2023

The reduction is seen as a sign that conservation policies and close monitoring are yielding positive results. However, the transition regions with other biomes require special attention.

DESMATAMENTO AMAZÔNIA - Lábrea, Amazonas Foto: Victor Moriyama/Greenpeace
General

Deforestation down 21.9% in Amazon, 9.2% in pantanal in one year

Minister for the Environment and Climate Change Marina Silva said the numbers come as a result of the importance given to multisector policy by the government, which mobilized the president’s chief of staff’s office as well as 19 ministries.

10/08/2023, Ambientalistas denunciam desmatamento às margens de rodovia amazônica. Foto: Cristie Sicsú
General

Amazon degradation hits area three times larger than deforestation

Despite the resumption of policies that have slashed deforestation in the Amazon, degradation is on the rise as warnings have been issued for close to 163 thousand km² of the biome.

Brasília (DF) 09/04/2024 O presidente Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, acompanhado da ministra do Meio Ambiente, Marina Silva, e dos ministros da Casa Civil,  Rui Costa, de Relações Insitucionais, Alexandre Padilha, durante lançamento do programa União com os Municípios pela Redução do Desmatamentos e Incêndios Florestais na Amazônia  Foto: Fabio Rodrigues- Pozzebom/Agência Brasil
Politics

Amazon to get BRL 730 mi for efforts against fires and deforestation

The Federal Program with Municipalities for Reducing Deforestation and Forest Fires in the Amazon should benefit 70 municipalities in the region and help eliminate deforestation by 2030.

Brasília (DF) 29/02/2024 - Cerrado: cresce o desmatamento, aumenta o risco de colapso hídrico
Foto: Adriano Gambarini/WWF Brasil/Divulgação
General

Government sets up task force to curb deforestation in cerrado

The initiative has mobilized seven states plus the Federal District—they hold portions of Brazil’s second largest biome, which occupies a quarter of the country’s territory.