Tagged: Rain forests

Brazilian deforestation increasing 0

Brazilian deforestation increasing

Here are some bad news I read last week : deforestation in Brazil is increasing again. For the past years, it had been decreasing steadily, reaching its lowest levels in two decades. But over...

Putting deforestation in perspective 0

Putting deforestation in perspective

We have seen it throughout this blog, deforestation is a key environmental issue but it is sometimes hard to grab for people in developed nations as they aren’t directly concerned by this phenomenon. How...

Local populations don’t profit from deforestation 0

Local populations don’t profit from deforestation

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...

The deforestation of the Amazon in pictures 0

The deforestation of the Amazon in pictures

Images are worth thousands of words. So when I found on VeoVerde a series of photographs from the NASA depicting the deforestation of the Amazonian rain forest I thought I should share them with...