Tag: forest code

The Amazon: It is a Marvel to Behold

Written by | January 24th, 2013

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Our blogger follows his grandfather’s advice and travels to the Amazon. But will it be there for his grandchildren to see?

Amazon Deforestation and the Great Forest Code Debate

Written by | August 15th, 2011

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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.

What the Green Breakthrough in Brazil Means

Written by | October 8th, 2010

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The loser in Brazil’s recent presidential election scores a win for the environment— our director of conservation strategies in South America explains.

In Brazil, The Meat Industry Searches for a Solution to Deforestation

Written by | September 3rd, 2009

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I am presently lodged in a small frontier town of ~30,000 called São Felix de Xingu, in the Northeastern state of Pará, Brazil. The roads are mostly dirt, but it is very lively on a Friday night, with motorbikes driving everywhere and crowds of people at the local boîtes. We had dinner (delicious fish pulled […]

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