Amazon rainforest’s time ‘running out’

20th September 2022


Around 26% of the Amazon rainforest has been hit by deforestation and high degradation, according to a report from Amazon Watch. Savannisation is already happening in its south-east – mainly in Brazil and Bolivia, responsible for 90% of its deforestation and degradation.

The report also reveals that 66% of the Amazon is subject to fixed or permanent pressure, and that the rainforest’s restorative capacity is “running out”. However, 80% can be preserved if urgent measu

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