Written by Bill Ulfelder | January 24th, 2013
Our blogger follows his grandfather’s advice and travels to the Amazon. But will it be there for his grandchildren to see?
Written by Megan Sheehan | August 21st, 2012
Written by Brad Parker | August 3rd, 2012
Written by David Cleary | August 15th, 2011
Uncertainty over the new Forest Code rules is one factor leading to a bad year for deforestation. A new grant to The Nature Conservancy is one factor that should help combat it.
Written by David Cleary | September 3rd, 2010
Is there really a link between the economy and levels of deforestation in the Amazon? David Cleary, our director of conservation strategies in South America, looks at that relationship and some interesting trends in Brazil.
Written by Nicole Levins | August 11th, 2010
Written by Jonathan Hoekstra | May 18th, 2010
How do you transform a Brazilian municipality from a lawless hotspot of deforestation into a leader in Amazon conservation? It’s complicated — but the Conservancy’s helped make it happen, says Jonathan Hoekstra.
Written by David Cleary | March 8th, 2010
Deforestation rates in Brazil’s Amazon dropped 45% last year over 2008′s figures, continuing a five-year trend. But don’t celebrate just yet, says the Conservancy’s David Cleary.
Written by David Cleary | December 2nd, 2009
In Brazil, we trust our politicians even less than you do north of the Rio Grande. With rather more reason: if there were an Olympics for stealing public money or deliberate deceit of the electorate, we could put out a gold medal team of politicos. When they speak, we don’t so much listen as look [...]