deforestation

Amazon Deforestation Continues

In Brazil deforestation increased 28 percent for the time period of 2012-2013.  In fact the world loses about 50 soccer field size plots of forest a minute. A team of scientists from the University of Maryland, worked with Google and the US [...]
amazon desert

The Amazon Rainforest Could Become a Desert

A recent study has drawn the conclusion that it is possible for the Amazon rainforest to become a barren desert.  You might be wondering how this could happen to a region known for it’s rainfall and vast river networks.  The study shows [...]
Amazon Fire

Rainforest Destruction

There are many reasons the Amazon rainforest is being destroyed, but if you take a closer look all of them share the same principle, profit. For someone that is exploiting the forest and destroying it in the process there is nothing that will [...]