Ahead of election, deforestation increased in Brazil

Update: Shortly after this story was published, INPE updated the September data. The numbers have been revised accordingly. Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest is surging ahead of the presidential election in Brazil. According to data released today by Brazil’s national space research agency INPE, deforestation¬†in the Brazilian Amazon reached 1,454 square kilometers in September, a … Continue reading Ahead of election, deforestation increased in Brazil