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Brazil Deforestation

In Brazil, Deforestation Plants The Seed For Rapid Evolution

Posted 05.31.2013 | Green

From Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer: The deforestation of the Brazilian rain forest has created a hidden consequence: The seeds of pal...

Shocking Amount Of Deforestation Reported In Amazon After 2000

AP | STAN LEHMAN | Posted 02.03.2013 | Green

SAO PAULO — Deforestation in the Amazon destroyed an area almost as big as the United Kingdom between 2000 and 2010, environmental watchdog agen...

Amazon Deforestation Hits Record Low

AP | MARCO SIBAJA | Posted 01.27.2013 | Green

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest has dropped to its lowest level in 24 years, the government said Tuesday. ...

New Discovery Unearths Unknown Amazon World

Posted 06.14.2013 | Arts

Scientists have made a major discovery in the Amazon, one that rivals the Nazca lines in Peru. Ancient land formations, referred to as geoglyphs, have...

Amazon Deforestation Increases Six-Fold

AP | MARCO SIBAJA | Posted 07.19.2011 | Green

BRASILIA, Brazil -- Brazil has set up a crisis center to combat increased deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, the nation's environmental minister ...

Brazil: Amazon Deforestation Drops To Slowest Pace In 22 Years

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil's government says deforestation in the Amazon rain forest has dropped to its slowest pace in 22 years. Environment Mi...

Good News! Amazon Deforestation Down 58% From Last June

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SAO PAULO — Brazil's government says the rate of deforestation in the Amazon fell significantly in June, continuing recent trends. The National...