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We mobilize people, businesses, institutions, and communities with a greater goal in mind: promoting forest conservation and ending deforestation in the Amazon. Here, you can find data, analyses, articles, and good initiatives related to this theme. A living forest is better for everyone.

Deforestation in the Legal Amazon in 2022

Trees cut down so far

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Daily average

trees
hectares

Total deforested

30762 alerts
hectares
Sources: INPE and MapBiomas

Evolution per period (deforested square kilometers)

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Nearly 500 million trees cut down in the Brazilian Amazon in 2021

Forestry dashboard presented shows that more than 1 thousand trees were cut down per minute. The forest’s destruction interferes with the rainfall regime and increases greenhouse gas emissions.

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The distribution of rainfall and droughts is changing in the Amazon Basin

Through satellite images, researchers shed light on the distribution and circulation of water and other environmental changes in the rainforest. Records help measure the impacts of deforestation, mining, and hydroelectric power in the largest river basin on the planet.

The Amazon’s most devastating January

Deter’s alerts recorded the largest deforestation in the forest since 2016. The destruction was concentrated in the states of Mato Grosso, Roraima, and Pará and advanced on areas in southern Amazonas and in the region around the BR-319 highway. Deforestation is fueled by a lack of oversight and is expected to grow this year.

The Amazon’s most devastating January

Deter’s alerts recorded the largest deforestation in the forest since 2016. The destruction was concentrated in the states of Mato Grosso, Roraima, and Pará and advanced on areas in southern Amazonas and in the region around the BR-319 highway. Deforestation is fueled by a lack of oversight and is expected to grow this year.

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PlenaMata is a dynamic platform that will include new content about the Brazilian Amazon, as well as widening its gaze to the other Pan-Amazon regions.

FORESTRY DASHBOARD

Data on deforestation provided in an up-to-date format and in context.

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Daily selection of news articles and studies, reports and opinion pieces on deforestation and conservation.

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