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New ‘disturbance map’ shows damaging effects of forest loss in Brazilian Amazon

burned forest
Recently burned forest in Pará state. Forest degradation is the thinning of tree density and the culling of biodiversity below an apparently protected canopy. Photograph: Flavio Forner/Xibé/InfoAmazonia

Silent Forest Project map reveals urgent need for conservation protections — ‘It is terrifying to see the Amazon degraded to this extent,’ scientist says

June 20, 2017 — As Brazil’s government steps back from Amazon conservation, the urgent need for stronger protection has been made more apparent by a new data map that highlights the knock- Continue reading New ‘disturbance map’ shows damaging effects of forest loss in Brazilian Amazon