Protected land reserved for Brazil's indigenous communities is being traded on the social network.
Feb. 26, 2021 • ~8 min
Deforestation in Brazil recently reached a 12-year high, prompting France to cut soybean imports from the country.
Dec. 17, 2020 • ~7 min
Our research identified three key lessons.
Oct. 2, 2020 • ~8 min
Forest that has been disturbed – but not cleared – by logging or fire can be hard to spot from satellites.
Sept. 10, 2020 • ~6 min
The proposed EU-Mercosur deal would guarantee cheap beef and lock in further deforestation. But our new research shows it is possible to transform trade for the better.
Sept. 9, 2020 • ~7 min
Fires that burn the forest burn crops and pastures alike. But farmers in the eastern Amazon are left with few good options.
Aug. 17, 2020 • ~7 min
The purveyors of these myths, including politicians who have been soft peddling the impact of the coronavirus, aren't doing the country any favors.
July 8, 2020 • ~8 min
This early peak indicates a potentially devastating dry season ahead - perhaps even worse than 2019.
July 2, 2020 • ~3 min
In Brazil, black COVID-19 patients are dying at higher rates than white patients. Worse housing quality, working conditions and health care help to explain the pandemic's racially disparate toll.
June 10, 2020 • ~8 min
Genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in Florida and Texas beginning this summer – silver bullet or jumping the gun?
Release of GM mosquitoes in Florida is imminent. But a multidisciplinary team of scientists believe that more studies are needed first. They encourage a publicly accessible registry for GM organisms.
June 3, 2020 • ~9 min