Amazon deforestation

CO2 emissions set to reach all time high record of 40 bn tones in 2014

CO2 emissions set to reach all time high record of 40 bn tones in 2014

A new study has revealed that global Carbon dioxide emissions are set to reach a record high of 40 billion tones in 2014.

Sep 22, 2014, 11:13 AM IST

Amazon deforestation hurtling doomed species to ``brink of extinction``

The destruction of parts of the Brazilian Amazon has threatened scores of rare species doomed to disappear even if deforestation is halted, a new study has found.

Jul 13, 2012, 14:31 PM IST

Amazon deforestation sees biggest drop in 20 yrs

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon dropped nearly 46% from Aug 2008 to July 2009 — the biggest annual decline in two decades, the govt said Thursday.

Nov 13, 2009, 15:32 PM IST

Brazil`s `electronic markers` to fight Amazon deforestation

The Brazilian govt will use "electronic markers" to detect illegal felling of trees in the Amazon forests via satellite.

Sep 10, 2009, 13:39 PM IST

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