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SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After suggesting that the latest deforestation data from the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) was false, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro now wants the agency to "coordinate" reports of unfavorable data with government officials before...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The budget for Brazil’s National Space Research Institute (INPE) has decreased by almost seventy percent in the last seven years, threatening the satellite program which monitors the deforestation of...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon region declined by sixteen percent between August 2016 and July 2017, according to the National Institute of Space Research (INPE), a Brazilian government agency. Nonetheless,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A significant increase was registered in Brazil of the number of fires in its territory during 2015, with the greatest increase registered in the Amazon region, according to Brazil’s Instituto...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Newly released data from NASA and the University of California are leading scientists to forecast that forests in the eastern portion of the Amazon region will face above-average risks for...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest has increased 28 percent according to new reports released last week. Satellite data gathered and studied by several organizations showed that 5,850 km square...

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