The US administration of President Joseph Biden is to define in the next few weeks its contribution to Brazil's Amazon Fund, according to Ambassador Elizabeth Frawley Bagley.
Germany's Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development Svenja Schulze Monday announced in Brasilia the release of about € 200 million to be committed to environmental actions.
According to a report released Wednesday by Brazil's Institute of Man and Environment of the Amazon (Imazon), deforestation in 2022 hit new highs, with 10,573 km² of forest vegetation lost, Agencia Brasil reported. That surface is tantamount to that of nearly 3,000 football fields, it was explained.
According to satellite imagery data released Friday, deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon remained high despite a slight decline.
Brazil's National Institute Institute for Space Research (Inpe) has released over this past weekend updated data regarding the deforestation of Amazonia between August 2020 and July 2021.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro ordered the armed forces to be involved for the third time in the protection of the Amazon basin from deforestation and other man-caused calamities.
Deforestation of Brazil's Amazon rainforest was worse than previously reported in 2019, revised government data showed, during the first year of President Jair Bolsonaro, who is keen to develop the forest crucial to curbing global warming.
Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon hit a new high in the first four months of the year, according to data released on Friday, a worrying trend after the devastation caused by record fires last year.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, a climate change skeptic, dismissed as a “commercial game” the result of the COP25 climate talks in Madrid. He particularly singled out rich European nations as the players.
After the South American country's failure to comply with the request that a project to increase Brazil's commitments with climate issues, the United Nations decided Wednesday to veto the speech which was to be delivered by dignitaries of President Jair Bolsonaro's administration.