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In response to criticism of his government’s policies in the Amazon, Temer announced that deforestation there had fallen 20 percent over the past year, according to preliminary data.
Brazil will reinstate a mining ban in a vast area of the Amazon rainforest, the government announced on Monday, in an about-face that is a victory for environmentalists who feared deforestation.
Since the turn of the century, Sri Lankan elephant populations have fallen by almost 65 percent thanks to an increase in deforestation on the island.
But even though deforestation rates are lower in areas where indigenous people manage forests, much of their knowledge is not taken into account when international decisions about climate change are made, experts say.
The Trump administration's goal to allow more coal mining, drilling and logging on public lands clashes with that of scientists and others at the agency who study the impact of fossil fuels and deforestation on global warming.
The industry is so large that Mexican authorities are concerned about the industry's deforestation impacts.
This information is used to improve farm productivity and check for deforestation activity.
However, deforestation is one of Virunga’s biggest threats.
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