Tag: Amazon deforestation and climate change

biodiversity and deforestation

Rainforest Destruction In Brazil Many scientists blame deforestation, generated in large part by agriculture, for global climate change and disrupted rain patterns in the Amazon. Clearing Amazonian forest to create new pastures is illegal now in Brazil, but a cash-strapped government is struggling to enforce the law. The Brazilian Amazon demonstrates that environmental destruction can […]

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biodiversity and deforestation

Deforestation In Amazon Rising The Norwegian government has fulfilled its billion dollar commitment to Brazil for the South American country’s success in reducing deforestation in the Amazon rainforest. In a statement issued Wednesday, Norway announced it would complete payment to Brazil’s Amazon Fund by the end of the year. Norwegian Minister of Climate and Environment […]

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