Blogging about ecology, evolution, taxonomy and biodiversity from Singapore.
Sunday, December 09, 2007
Deforestation in Brazil declining... or not?
The Brazilian government has announced a fall in the rate of deforestation in the Amazon for the third year running, ending July 2007. But environmental groups say that this is a 'past achievement' and that rates of deforestation are rising again. And as common sense will tell you, a fall in the rate of deforestation means that deforestation is still going on, just a bit slower.... Read more...