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