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Monitoring environmental changes in the Amazon rainforest

The Amazon is the world’s largest rainforest and one of the most bio-diverse areas on our planet. Yet if current rates of deforestation continue, the Amazon rainforest will be completely destroyed by 2260.
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By collating and sharing important data and news items relating to the Amazon rainforest, it is not too late to protect the fragile forest ecosystem from the scourge of illegal deforestation. Providing access to a wealth of open data, as well as satellite images, maps and graphics to can help better inform the public on the health of the forest.

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InfoAmazonia is an online platform for the collating and sharing of important data and news items relating to the Amazon rainforest, with a view to protecting the fragile forest ecosystem from the scourge of illegal deforestation. A network of journalists, news organisations and NGOs from the nine Amazon countries deliver updates on the region, and use the platform to share information and stories about the rainforest.

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