News from the Amazon
Deforestation rates decrease in the Amazon
The Brazilian government recently announced that the deforestation of the Amazon fell by 30 per ...
Amazon Basin experiencing extreme drought
The government of Brazil has declared a state of emergency in the Amazon as a result of unusual ...
Bolivia takes the lead in certifying tropical forests
Bolivia has certified more than two million hectares of its forests, making the South American ...
Drop in agricultural investments likely cause of lower Amazon deforestation
The decrease in deforestation in the Amazon in 2005, announced by the Brazilian government, is good ...
WWF donates US$3.3 million to protect the Amazon
WWF International Director General Dr Claude Martin announces a US$3.3 million donation to protect ...
Government backtracking adds to massive Amazon deforestation
With over 26,000 square kilometres lost last year, the annual deforestation rate in the Amazon has ...
Large indigenous territories receive protection in Peru
The Peruvian government today announced the creation of one of the largest combined protected areas ...
Brazil protects millions of hectares of Amazon
Brazil announces the creation of two new major protected areas in the Amazon.
Brazil protects three million hectares of Amazon forests
Efforts by WWF in Brazil has helped create three million hectares of protected areas in the Amazon.
US$1 million for Amazon protected areas
WWF and Brazil's Amazonas government have agreed to invest US$1 million in new protected areas in ...