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Amazon Cattle Footprint, Mato Grosso: State of Destruction

Publication | January 29, 2009 at 12:40

These Greenpeace maps show that cattle ranching is the primary driver of deforestation in the Amazon state of Mato Grosso.

Land Use and Slaughterhouses in Mato Grosso

Publication | January 28, 2009 at 18:00

This map shows the extent to which cattle pasture is the main use of deforested land in Mato Grosso.

Slaughterhouses and Roads in Mato Grosso

Publication | January 28, 2009 at 18:00

This map shows how the main roads that were opened up in the 1970s link with extensive networks of unofficial roads (not shown on official charts), and how this has led to cattle ranching expanding into remote areas hundreds of kilometres from...

Original Vegetation in The State of Mato Grosso

Publication | January 28, 2009 at 18:00

Original vegetation in the state of Mato Grosso. 185,587km² of the once lush rainforest in the state of Mato Grosso (an area twice the size of Hungary) has so far been destroyed, primarily because of cattle expansion.

Cattle ranching expansion in the Brazilian Amazon

Publication | January 28, 2009 at 18:00

Between 1996 and 2006 the area of cattle pastures in the Brazilian Amazon grew by approximately 10 million hectares – an area about the size of Iceland.

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon

Publication | January 28, 2009 at 18:00

This map shows the extent of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon.

Location of Mato Grosso in the Amazon region

Publication | January 28, 2009 at 18:00

The Amazon rainforest is home to the most diverse ecosystem on earth, as well as millions of indigenous peoples. It is under grave threat from being cleared and burned primarily for cattle pastures. Deforestation not only destroys biodiversity...

Community Mapping in the Amazon

Publication | January 20, 2009 at 18:00

121 communities have been mapped in the region of Belterra and Santarém. Research collected for the map between May 2007 and June 2008 shows damage has spread along the highways carved through the forest, even though there's a moratorium on...

Green Electronics: the search continues...

Publication | January 7, 2009 at 18:00

The results of the Green Electronics Survey 2008.

Forests for Climate: Technical report on hybrid funding mechanism

Publication | December 1, 2008 at 18:00

The Greenpeace Forests for Climate proposal for a hybrid market-linked fund would provide the financing needed to help protect the world's remaining tropical forests. The proposal aims to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation...

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