Study Reveals 1,470 Jaguars Killed or Displaced in Brazilian Amazon

Study Reveals 1,470 Jaguars Killed or Displaced in Brazilian Amazon

A Panthera study revealed that a staggering 1,470 jaguars in the Brazilian Amazon are estimated to have been killed or displaced. All between 2016 to 2019 from forest fires and deforestation. Panthera, the global wild cat conservation organization, along with other institutes, assessed the jaguar population based on a satellite imagery database. This assessment led […]

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New areas of primary forest cleared in Brazil’s ‘lawless’ Lábrea

New areas of primary forest cleared in Brazil’s ‘lawless’ Lábrea

Satellite imagery reveals several areas of primary rainforest were cleared alongside agricultural fields in the Brazilian Amazon, all in close proximity to Indigenous and protected lands. In March, the Global Land Analysis and Discovery (GLAD) lab at the University of Maryland detected areas of newly cleared forest in Lábrea municipality, in the state of Amazonas. […]

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How Morgan Stanley is linked to deforestation in the Amazon

How Morgan Stanley is linked to deforestation in the Amazon

Increasing deforestation in the Amazon in 2020 has prompted banks and funds to promise changes in investments that affect the region. Nordea, the largest asset management company in the Nordic countries, announced the withdrawal of all its investments from JBS, the world’s largest meat exporter. A month earlier, another group of 29 financial institutions that […]

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