Environmental group WWF has released a new report projecting where the organization believes the bulk of global deforestation is likely to occur over the next 15 years.
This is the second technical exchange event with the Bolivians in the state of Acre. As a next step, the Bolivian government invited the Acre government to discuss the possible implementation of joint climate change mitigation and adaptation activities, which also involve curbing deforestation.
Over 400 new species have been discovered in the Amazon between 2010 and 2013. But the good news stops there, as the government has announced a 28% increase in deforestation in the region.
An expedition to the southern Amazon in search of a new species takes years of planning and should bring extra benefits to science.
Number of species discovered by scientists between 2010 and 2013 comprising 258 plants, 84 fishes, 58 amphibians, 22 reptiles, 18 birds and a mammal.
Document released Friday addresses the experience of using the tool of incentives in Acre, in partnership with local government.
The floating base can be taken by small boats and reach various points of the protected area.
Areas in the Amazon where there is conflict over land tenure have higher deforestation rates than places where land rights are secure, finds a new study.