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Uploaded on Wednesday 18 Jun 2014
by Jarle Mjaasund
Brazilian Amazone: Law enforcement operations cause 76% reduction in deforestation
Riccardo Pravettoni, GRID Arendal
Brazil managed to reduce deforestation in the country primarily through a targeted and strict enforcement effort using satellite images to detect recent logging, followed by direct action by SWAT teams and investigators also of companies and networks, dropping deforestation by 64-78%.