Daily Archives: Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Deforestation of the Amazon hits new low

Science Magazine published an interesting article on how deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest provides only a temporary increase of living conditions to local populations. To the article: (…) on the basis of an assessment of 286 municipalities in different stages of deforestation, we found a boom-and-bust pattern in levels […]

Local populations don’t profit from deforestation