ESA shows 30 years of deforestation in Amazon rainforest

Deforestation near Rio Branco has made its mark on the Amazon rainforest over the last 30 years. 19 % of its total surface area has been cleared in the Amazon since 1970. ESA released a video comparing forest land cover of the area from the year 1985 to 2016. Data has been captured by Landsat-5 … Continue reading ESA shows 30 years of deforestation in Amazon rainforest