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Deforestation, and especially the destruction of rainforests, is a hugely significant contributor to climate change

An aerial view of a plot of deforested Amazon rainforest near the city of Uruara, Para state April 22, 2013. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Brazil confirms Amazon deforestation sped up in 2013

An aerial view of a plot of deforested Amazon rainforest near the city of Uruara, Para state April 22, 2013. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

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A decade after the “Save the Rainforest” movement captured the world’s imagination, Cargill and other food giants are pushing deeper into the wilderness.

Amazon Deforestation, Once Tamed, Comes Roaring Back

A decade after the “Save the Rainforest” movement captured the world’s imagination, Cargill and other food giants are pushing deeper into the wilderness.

Report showing 16% increase in tree destruction underscores climate threat and is a disappointing result for government efforts to combat deforestation

Amazon deforestation report is major setback for Brazil ahead of climate talks

Report showing increase in tree destruction underscores climate threat and is a disappointing result for government efforts to combat deforestation

Brazil says the rate of deforestation in the Amazon increased by 28% between August 2012 and last July, after years of decline.   The government is working to reverse this "crime", Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira said.   Activists have blamed the increase in destruction on a controversial reform to Brazil's forest protection law.   Last year Brazil reported the lowest rate of deforestation in the Amazon since monitoring began.

Brazil says Amazon deforestation rose 28% in a year

Brazil says the rate of deforestation in the Amazon increased by 28% between August 2012 and last July, after years of decline. The government is working to reverse this "crime", Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira said. Activists have blamed the increase in destruction on a controversial reform to Brazil's forest protection law. Last year Brazil reported the lowest rate of deforestation in the Amazon since monitoring began.

Una de las zonas que más sufre los efectos de la deforestación es el Amazonas. Esta imagen corresponde al estado de Pará, en Brasil, donde se realizan talas y quemas de árboles, en muchos casos ilegales. (Foto de Ricardo Moraes/Reuters).

Una de las zonas que más sufre los efectos de la deforestación es el Amazonas. Esta imagen corresponde al estado de Pará, en Brasil, donde se realizan talas y quemas de árboles, en muchos casos ilegales. (Foto de Ricardo Moraes/Reuters).

Amazon deforestation – Brazil at a crossroads

Amazon deforestation – Brazil at a crossroads

In the Brazilian region of the Amazon, around 80 percent of deforestation is caused by cattle ranching and this rate increased by 29 percent in the past year alone.

These Shocking Photos of the Disappearing Amazon Rainforest Are a Result of One Unnecessary Choice

In the past 20 years alone, an area the size of two Germanys has been clear cut from this ancient tropical rainforest and this is hardly the full extent of the damage.

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