PLANET IN PERIL (PinP) "Where science gets respect." Scientist Norman Kuring created this image of Earth's eastern hemisphere by combining data from six separate orbits made by a satellite in 2012. NASA / NOAA
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Subsidies to Industries That Cause Deforestation Worth 100 Times More Than Aid to Prevent it
Brazil and Indonesia paid over $40bn in subsidies to industries that
drive rainforest destruction between 2009 and 2012 - compared to $346m
in conservation aid they received to protect forests, according to new
research. Story here.