In regard to the reduction of Amazonian deforestation and its associated emissions, the established target must urgently be fulfilled much before 2030, and further to this: the end of legal removal of native vegetation of the region must be sought. This newsletter lists the top ten reasons for putting an end to the destruction of the world’s largest rainforest.
Authors: Moutinho, P., and Guerra, R. 10 reasons for zero legal and illegal deforestación in the Amazon. Amazon in Focus 8. IPAM, Brasília, DF. 2017.