Deforestation report for the Brazilian Amazon (November 2014) SAD

SAD November Fonseca, A., Souza Jr., C. & Veríssimo, A. 2014. Deforestation report for the Brazilian Amazon (November 2014) SAD (p. 10). Belém: Imazon.

SAD detected 195 square kilometers of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon in November 2014. That represented a 427% increase in relation to November 2013 when deforestation totaled 37 square kilometers. It was possible to monitor 67% of the forest area in t  he Brazilian Amazon while in November 2013 monitoring covered a smaller area (42%) of the territory.

In November 2014, deforestation was concentrated in Pará (70%) and Mato Grosso (18%), with a lower occurrence in Roraima (5%), Amazonas (4%), Amapá (1%), Rondônia (1%) and Acre (1%).

Degraded forests in the Brazilian Amazon totaled 86 square kilometers in November 2014. In relation to November 2013, when forest degradation totaled 9 square kilometers, there was an 855% increase.  Download

Source: IMAZON