Dynamics of deforestation and rights abuses

DYNAMICS OF DEFORESTATION AND RIGHTS ABUSES Global reviews confirm that the main direct or ‘proximate’ cause of forest destruction is commercial farming, which accounts for 80% of forest clearance in tropical countries.64 Remote sensing evidence and forest monitoring updates from Latin America and Asia confirm that large-scale (over 1,000 ha) clearance for cattle (pastures), soybeans … Continue reading Dynamics of deforestation and rights abuses