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Philip Fearnside

Philip Fearnside is an ecologist at the National Institute for Research in Amazonia (INPA) in Brazil. He has lived and worked in the Brazilian Amazon for more than 30 years and is one of the foremost authorities on deforestation in the world’s largest tropical forest.

Amazon Deforestation

A Resurgence of Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon increased sharply in 2016. The government must take steps to protect the world’s largest rain forest.