Wednesday, November 4, 2009

INPE detects 400 km ² of deforestation in the Amazon in September

Amazon deforestation

The National Institute for Space Research (INPE) found deforestation of 400 km ² of rainforest in September. The area amounts to about one third of the city of Rio de Janeiro. The data was released by the institute on Wednesday (04).

Please note: This article is in Portuguese.

[Photograph by: Rhett Butler/Mongabay]

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