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The Amazon’s silent crisis METHODOLOGY

Greenpeace’s investigation into timber laundering in the Brazilian Amazon began with a systematic review of every Logging Authorisation (AUTEF) on record in the state of Pará. Between 2006 and 2013, 1,325 AUTEF  applications were made. Excluding applications whose approval was still pending, and AUTEFs that had Read more…

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The Amazon and the climate

As well as its incredible biological richness, the Amazon plays an essential role in helping to control the entire planet’s atmospheric carbon levels. Its trees take up huge  amounts of carbon dioxide from the air, helping to offset greenhouse gas emissions caused by Read more…