Brazil Says Amazon Deforestation Down to Lowest Level | WWF

Brazil Says Amazon Deforestation Down to Lowest Level



Posted on 05 December 2011
From AFP Google: Brasilia — Brazil said Monday that the pace of deforestation in its Amazon region fell to its lowest level since authorities began monitoring the world's largest tropical rainforest. The head of the National Institute of Space Research (INPE), Gilberto Camara, said deforestation dropped to 6,238 square kilometers (2,408 square miles), between August 2010 and July this year, down 11 percent compared with the same period in 2009-20100.
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